Browsing All posts tagged under »writing contest«

You Are a Hero to Someone!

October 10, 2011


I don’t think any of us have a clue about the impact that we make on others in our every day lives. In short, you are a hero to someone — maybe even a lot of someones. Let me give you some examples: Do you leave occasional comments on other blogs? Have you smiled at […]

Writing Challenge for You!

September 19, 2011


That’s right. I want to challenge you to write something. Not just anything, but my challenge to you is to write something for you –not for someone else, some other company or some other purpose, but for YOU. First Stab at It Take out a pen and paper — okay, you can use your computer […]

Format a Manuscript to Submit to a Contest, Magazine or Other Publication

July 25, 2011


I just received a request from one of our members here asking how to format a manuscript to submit to a publication — in this case, it was the Good Housekeeping Fiction Contest I noted on a previous post. Don’t worry, there’s still time if you want to check it out. I found good starting […]

Writing Contests

February 25, 2011


I found an article that notes 25 upcoming writing contests. It’s such a thorough list and provides such a broad array of opportunity that I thought I’d post it. Check out the list here.

Kansas City Public Library — Pitchapalooza!

February 24, 2011


Put together a one-minute, prize-winning pitch and you could win a free introduction to a genre-specific agent or publisher. That’s a very big deal, indeed. This event occurs in Kansas City, Missouri at the Kansas City Public Library (KCPL). You only have 4 days to come up with your pitch, but if it’s a good […]

2011 Writing Contest — Kansas Author’s Club

February 22, 2011


Since I live in Kansas, I can’t help but post the information for this contest AND it allows juvenile writers to enter. Although, the monetary compensation isn’t much, it would be a great benefit for your talented teens or someone who wants to get published. To be eligible for this contest, you must live in […]

Writing Contest — Glimmer Train — Fiction ONLY

February 21, 2011


Glimmer Train has periodic contests throughout the year, and they have a current one with a deadline of February 28. The details are as follows, but feel free to visit the Glimmer Train website for more information: SHORT STORY AWARD for NEW WRITERS Deadline: February 28, 2011 Prizes: 1st place wins $1,200, publication in Glimmer Train Stories, and […]