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Forum: Contests and Competitions

From NaNoWriMo to local poetry contests, post information about writing contests and competitions here. Note: contests posted to this forum have not been vetted, so check them out before you submit.

  1. Poetry competition!

    Ongoing poetry competition - make money as you vie for the top 10 spots (paid based on user feedback). Info at http://www.blankdraft.com

    Started by Arvin Vohra‎, 01-21-2011 02:03 AM
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  2. Amazon Breakthrough Award Novel

    There's still time to enter. It ends Feb 6. Currently, they're accepting previously published books -- with a few exceptions -- as well as new...

    Started by Author Pendragin‎, 01-19-2011 03:27 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    04-23-2011, 05:09 AM Go to last post
  3. 2012 BlueCat Screenwriting Competition Call for Entries!

    2012 BlueCat Screenplay Competition CALL FOR ENTRIES! ***Early Bird Deadline Aug 1: be eligible for the Best Screenplay Title prizes! Top three...

    Started by bluecat bluecat‎, 07-22-2011 05:09 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    07-22-2011, 07:27 AM Go to last post
  4. Exclamation Story Contest - Winner published by Simon & Schuster!

    Greetings all. WritersNet old-timer here. Simon & Schuster is throwing a story writing contest for my new book, "The Astounding, the Amazing, and...

    Started by Copy Editor‎, 05-22-2011 08:22 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    05-22-2011, 08:22 AM Go to last post
  5. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - Trust & Treachery Anthology

    We are pleased to announce a new anthology Trust & Treachery: Tales of Power, Intrigue, and Violence. Power struggles, politics, posturing:...

    Started by Day Al-Mohamed‎, 06-14-2011 06:14 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    10-13-2011, 10:36 AM Go to last post
  6. Flashathon - 12 Hours. 12 Cues. 12 Stories. (OCTOBER 22)

    What is Flashathon? It’s a 12 hour flash fiction marathon where a group of dedicated (or perhaps just crazy) writers will try to produce a new...

    Started by Day Al-Mohamed‎, 10-13-2011 01:33 PM
    contest, flash, fun, marathon, writing
    • Replies: 0
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    10-13-2011, 01:33 PM Go to last post
  7. Writers and Artists Short Story Competition

    Top Twenty shortlist posted here Well done to all who made it. I look forward to reading your entries. :)

    Started by Debbi V‎, 03-12-2013 11:15 AM
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  8. First Page Shooter - deadline May 2011

    I found this agent Suzie Townsend (same agency as Miss Snark) - Her blog invites short stories - the deadline is in May but can't remember the date,...

    Started by Diane Theron‎, 05-05-2011 09:26 AM
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    05-05-2011, 09:26 AM Go to last post
  9. What about in-forum contests?

    Some forums have a section for members to posit challenges to each other, just for fun, not to win major literary prizes, not to exercise majorly...

    Started by good morning‎, 01-20-2011 11:27 PM
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    01-26-2011, 07:16 PM Go to last post
  10. Pitchapalooza coming to Albany, NY

    Has anyone ever done this? I did and it was so much fun! They also do Pitchapalooza online through NaNoWriMo. Something to watch for! I can't post a...

    Started by Heather E. Schwartz‎, 04-06-2012 11:32 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 7,713
    04-06-2012, 01:56 PM Go to last post
  11. Accepting Submissions for "The Memory Eater" Short Story Anthology

    Greetings everyone! I'm currently accepting submissions for an anthology titled The Memory Eater. Information below: “Have a cheating ex you...

    Started by imported_C P‎, 03-17-2011 07:55 AM
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    08-29-2011, 09:04 AM Go to last post
  12. Free Flash Fiction Contest-taking 400 submissions

    Hello wonderful writers. I am inviting you all to enter my free writing contest. There will be 3 winners: 1st place pays $50.00 2nd place pays...

    Started by imported_free g‎, 04-07-2011 03:55 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-04-2011, 01:54 PM Go to last post
  13. Scriptapalooza Professional Script Coverage Service

    Scriptapalooza Professional Script Coverage Service If you ever considered getting professional screenplay coverage... Here's why you should...

    Started by imported_Mark Andrushko‎, 04-21-2011 05:03 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    04-21-2011, 05:03 PM Go to last post
  14. Scriptapalooza TV deadline April 15th

    Scriptapalooza Television Writing Competition Hey all you TV writers, this is your chance to change the way you watch TV! Scriptapalooza TV...

    Started by imported_Mark Andrushko‎, 04-08-2011 10:32 AM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 10
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    05-05-2011, 09:37 AM Go to last post
  15. Scriptapalooza Screenplay Competition DEADLINE April 18th

    13th Annual Scriptapalooza International Screenplay Competition DEADLINE April 18th www.scriptapalooza.com Why should you submit your script...

    Started by imported_Mark Andrushko‎, 04-07-2011 06:52 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,886
    04-07-2011, 06:52 AM Go to last post
  16. $1,500 Balcones Book Prize

    The Balcones Book Prize is awarded for a book of outstanding fiction. The deadline for nomination has been extended to 2/28/2011. I am the...

    Started by Irwin Tang‎, 02-09-2011 09:35 AM
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    02-10-2011, 01:57 PM Go to last post
  17. The official results are now in for the P&E Readers Poll

    Not very.

    Started by Jena Grace‎, 01-23-2012 07:49 AM
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    02-01-2012, 05:27 PM Go to last post
  18. Story contest offers all entrants a free critique

    Prizes totalling $700 can be won for short fiction in any genre in the summer 2011 round of the Writers’ Village ‘Best Writing’ award. The top award...

    Started by John Yeoman‎, 05-11-2011 04:59 AM
    ficrtion contest, story contest, writing contest
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    05-11-2011, 01:45 PM Go to last post
  19. Story Opening Contest

    American Pop Lit at http://www.americanpoplit.blogspot.com is holding its First Pop Lit Story Opening Contest, for the best opening to a short story....

    Started by Karl Wenclas‎, 02-28-2011 09:53 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    02-28-2011, 09:53 AM Go to last post
  20. First Line Contest

    Don't know how many YA/MG writers are checking in here, but I wanted to post a contest that looked interesting: First Line contest Some of the...

    Started by Kate‎, 03-26-2011 03:44 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,791
    03-27-2011, 12:18 PM Go to last post

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