HI, peeperas y peeperos! So yer friends at Dirt Road Books had SO MUCH FUN with the NaNoWriMo challenge in November that they’ve come up with another challenge to all you writer-types (of all stages) but this time, it’s a chance to get published with DRB! BEHOLD! The #mybook challenge! And if we pick your… Read More Get Published! The Dirt Road Books #mybook Challenge!
Hey, all — Andi here, dropping in for a quickie (hee). Our buddies over at Cocktail Hour/Bar Rag have announced a short story contest. In a nuthouse — uh, nutshell: Stories must be between 10K and 30K words, and they must include the phrases “Cocktail Hour” and “bearded clam” somewhere therein. Oh, lordie! You also… Read More Fun story contest!
FLASH FICTION Wooo! I got two Fs out of this one! So, what is flash fiction? This is a fictional story that has a very low word count. How many words depends on who you’re writing for. Some people say flash fiction is 1,000 words or fewer. Some say it’s 500 words or fewer. I’ve… Read More F is for…
2008 Anderbo Poetry Prize For up to six unpublished poems. Winner receives: $500 cash Publication on anderbo.com Judged by Kim Waller 2008 Contest Assistant: Joanna Bock
As the growing season of summer gives way to the final harvests, so too do my thoughts turn to harvesting the creative ideas I have been cultivating throughout the year. That’s what autumn is for me, when the rewrites are set aside and I find my most productive periods of writing. No other time of… Read More NaNoWriMo by Moondancer Drake
WOW! PLUS SKIRT = AN EXCITING NEW CONTEST! WOW! Women On Writing is proud to partner with skirt! books to bring you a whole new sizzling contest. We’re thrilled to have skirt! books as a sponsor for our Fall 2008 Essay Contest. [About skirt!] skirt! is all about women… their work, play, families, creativity, style, health and wealth,… Read More Women on Writing – Writing Contest