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kathi-kamen-goldmark's picture
Jul.24.2011
The background: I found a ceramic chochke that I named Reggie: last month in a dollar store on Mission Street. I challenged anyone who cared to provide evidence of something uglier, and The Ugliest Thing in the World Contest kicked off to a blazing start, inspiring two dozen visually repulsive...
jeffrey-ricker's picture
Jul.18.2011
So my friend 'Nathan is having a contest over on his Facebook page where people can win a copy of one of the anthologies where his work appears. (He's got quite a few, you know.) As it happens, we are in an inordinately high number of these together. You might think it's a conspiracy, even. But...
yvonne-navarro's picture
Jul.16.2011
A contest as a form of self-punishment.  'nuff said.  http://tinyurl.com/69sxakx
kathi-kamen-goldmark's picture
Jul.07.2011
  I know you are waiting with bated breath to find out which entry wins the title of “The Ugliest Thing in the World.” Well . . . you’ll have to wait just a bit longer. The judges are all in the bathroom throwing up. No, seriously, they’re deadlocked. At midnight on the fourth of July we...
dale-estey's picture
Jun.14.2011
  Writing Contest Seeks Science Fiction Novellas & NovelettesBy Maryann Yi Rosetta Books will host The Galaxy Projectwriting contest for science fiction novellas or novelettes. Entries must be received before September 2nd. The digital publisher is running this contest to launch The Galaxy...
tina-decoux's picture
Jun.13.2011
Buy Temptation through Amazon and email me your name and proof of purchase to be entered into a drawing to win a signed copy of both my first and second thriller novels. "I Thought We Were Friends, and Shipping and Deceiving" http://www.amazon.com/Temptation-Soul-Collection-Tina-deCoux/...
dale-estey's picture
Jun.13.2011
 PEN Shorts Every week we’ll post a quote, a bit of dialogue, a postcard, an image, or some other random object or text. Your job is to take it and create a short narrative no longer than 300 words. Send us your responses in the form of a short story, a poem, a haiku, a set piece, a vignette, or...
dale-estey's picture
Jun.08.2011
 Best Damn to Publish Short Fiction This July     Stack of rolls of manuscript paper. T926/0039 Rights Managed Welp, we asked and you answered. The response to our surveys on Facebook and Twitter was overwhelming and after sifting through your comments and tweets we have realized one thing–...
laurie-halse-anderson's picture
May.29.2011
You all know of the devastation that hit Joplin, MO. Folks are still looking for loved ones. Those who survived the storm have to figure out how to start their lives over. From scratch. Most people have the inclination to be generous at times like this. But then they get busy, because the...
kathi-kamen-goldmark's picture
May.28.2011
San Francisco: I found myself in between appointments at 16th and Mission with fifteen minutes to kill and $5 burning a hole in my pocket. Literally. There was a decision to be made: a coffee at Starbucks or a cruise through the Dollar Store.   The choice was clear. Anyone who’s ever been to...