NEW SHORT STORY CONTEST: go to www.writechix.com for all the details!! $5.00 entry fee. First prize is $50.00, judges and critiques by award-winning published authors. Deadline 12/28 for the first contest! Write Chix – Sharon Buck and Nancy Quatrano. Plans for 2012 include a publication of top short stories and more money awards….
WRITERS DIGEST WRITING COMPETITION: go to www.writersdigest.com for the guidelines, entry form or to enter online! Deadline is May 15, 2012.
PNWA Literary Contest – 12 categories and $12,ooo in prize money! Deadline Feb 17, 2012. Go to www.pnwa.org for all the contest details!
WD Self-Published Book Awards – More than $17,000 in prizes. Visit www.writersdigest.com for complete guidelines and to enter online! Deadline is April 20, 2012
CRIME FICTION ACADEMY – Taking applications now for the Feb 2012 14-week writing workshop! Teachers include Lee Child, Lawrence Block, Dennis Lehane, Karin Slaughter and Laura Lippman. Visit www.centerforfiction.org/crimefiction for all the details.
Remember, ’tis the season to hear more stories than you could possibly write in a lifetime on your own! Keep your ears open, your pen (or digital recorder) handy, and capture the legends of those around you!
Have a great week and remember: KEEP WRITING!!!