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zinta-aistars's picture
The Smoking Poet’s Third Annual Short Story Contest http://thesmokingpoet.net The Smoking Poet is a literary ezine, established in 2006, and published online on a quarterly basis. TSP’s third annual short story contest is open to all writers, whether they have been past contributors to TSP or not...
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tania-hershman's picture
The deadline for Short FICTION's New Writer competition has been extended until April 30th so I thought I'd invite Tom Vowler to come and chat a little about it here and let you know why you should submit. I'd like to say that Short FICTION is an excellent literary magazine, I am always...
jana-mcburney-lin's picture
This year the Milpitas Alliance for the Arts sponsored a short story contest, of which I got to be one of the judges. Yesterday we gathered for a fabulous luncheon to honor the winner, Pria Banwait . She wrote about growing up in the Bay Area with Punjabi Indian restrictions which stifled her...
lakisha-spletzer's picture
Well yesterday I received a response in the mail from the Writers of the Future contest. My entry, "Moon Feast," was not a finalist for this quarter's top three. I had a feeling my very...unique fantasy story might not be what they were looking for, but I thought I'd give it a shot anyway...
zinta-aistars's picture
The snows fly, but the words warm. What artistry we offer you this season! To celebrate: the gorgeous art and photography of Alaskan artist, Dianne Roberson Hendrix. She reminds us of the beauty of this season when the world is covered in white, deep in white silence, deep in sleep to refresh what...
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Happy Thanksgiving!  Just finished all the editing on my end for "Reveka's Return," and sent it to publisher, SynergEbooks.com   This book is the first in a series titled, The Crimson Pursuit.  I am a good way into book 2, "Reveka's Revenge."  I want to try some new things...
tania-hershman's picture
I have loads to write about but let me start by saying.. The Bristol Short Story Prize is now officially open - too all writers worldwide! 3000 words maximum - no minimum length, deadline 31st March, seven pounds per story. Prizes: 1st-£500 plus £150 Waterstone’s Gift Card, 2nd -£350 plus £100...
kimberley-linstruth-beckom's picture
How many authors do you know that would enter a contest for book exposure?  I've known more than a few myself.  It's a good idea because it generates really good sales.   A contest that awards excellence may even get an author noticed by the bigger publishers-- another bonus.  Authors try and do a...
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In the comments link and comments for each chapter on Textnovel.com you'll find some wonderful reviews of Lancelot's Lady, my debut romantic suspense. Some of my most favorite reviews are: "Desperate to leave her sordid past behind her Rhianna has found a new job and a new life. At long last...