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lorraine-duffy-merkl's picture
Dec.29.2011
https://www.createspace.com/abna?ref=478921&utm_id=5957 The Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award 2012 Contest is calling for entries. Good luck.
sherry-jones's picture
Dec.21.2011
Dear Reader, For the new year, I'm offering five advance reading copies of "Four Sisters, All Queens," my forthcoming historical novel about four sisters in 13th-century Provence who all became queens. To enter, simply go to my website and sign up for my email newsletter. (I only write one a...
steven-belanger's picture
Nov.16.2011
A little warning about publishers.  There are some who only allow submissions through contests they hold.  This is ALWAYS to be avoided, especially if there's a fee to enter this contest.  A friend of mine sent me an email with four interesting/odd/eccentric publishers that a...
patricia-toni-mcconnel's picture
Aug.23.2011
Last year I entered a photography contest sponsored by Carpe Articulum (http://www.carpearticulum.com/). I'm posting this warning here because their major focus is on fiction contests so my experience is of relevance to writers as well as photographers. The deadline for the contest was August 30,...
gloria-oliver's picture
Jul.31.2011
Zumaya Publications, LLC Contest!   From Elizabeth Burton -    Twenty-odd years ago, my mom bought me a little white wizard bear at an after-Christmas sale. When I joined Zumaya Publications, he/she became our unofficial mascot.   Now, we’re going to make the bear our OFFICIAL...
anita-owen's picture
Jul.09.2011
I have a question and would really appreciate some help.  I am starting to submit some of my poetry to writing contests.  Most all of the guidelines state you can only submit unpublished work.  One of the guidelines states in part... "They may have been posted online to personal blogs or...
terry-odell's picture
May.19.2011
Today, I'm over at Tartan, Ink., a new blog by authors Sue-Ellen Welfonder and Karen Ranney. They invited me to answer some very different interview questions--the sort that make you think. I hope you'll zip over there and see my answers. And it's a fun blog. Leave a comment over there so I...
bob-mustin's picture
Apr.23.2011
Sometimes things work out in favor of your arguments. The May/Jun 2011 issue of Poets & Writersmagazine ran an article on the demographics of literary contests, and I couldn't be more pleased to discover that I wasn't barking up the wrong tree in my last post.  Many who read this post may...
bob-mustin's picture
Apr.21.2011
One approach to resume-building for writers is writing contests. On the surface of it, entering contests sounds like a way to elbow your way to the top of your genre. It often is, but you have to be careful in what you enter. I recently received the results of a fiction contest I entered, and I'll...
bob-mustin's picture
Apr.21.2011
One approach to resume-building for writers is writing contests. On the surface of it, entering contests sounds like a way to elbow your way to the top of your genre. It often is, but you have to be careful in what you enter. I recently received the results of a fiction contest I entered, and I'll...