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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. $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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  2. 2011 SLS Unified Literary Contest

    Only 10 days left until the SLS 2011 Unified Literary Contest closes. A reminder: contest winners in the categories of fiction (judged by Jayne Anne...

    Started by Riley Sutherland‎, 02-19-2011 10:12 AM
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  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 06:09 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    07-22-2011, 08:27 AM Go to last post
  4. 600-word story contest

    The NPR Three-Minute Fiction Contest is open again, one week only, beginning September 8, 2012. It's always a 600-word-limit, this time the story has...

    Started by SusanH‎, 09-10-2012 03:18 AM
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    09-10-2012, 03:18 AM Go to last post
  5. 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: ďHave a cheating ex you...

    Started by imported_C P‎, 03-17-2011 08:55 AM
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    08-29-2011, 10:04 AM Go to last post
  6. Ad copywriting contest

    Are you a marketing professional, marketing student, or copy writer? Whether you're in the industry or a creative type who loves to play with words,...

    Started by kelly king‎, 03-08-2011 02:52 AM
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    04-23-2011, 06:24 PM Go to last post
  7. 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, 06:09 AM Go to last post
  8. Call for erotic romance submissions

    Total-E-Bound Publishing, a leading Erotic Romance Publisher, is open for submissions between 10,000 and 100,000+ words in the following genres: ...

    Started by Rebecca Hill‎, 03-16-2011 08:14 AM
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    03-16-2011, 08:14 AM Go to last post
  9. 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 07:14 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    10-13-2011, 11:36 AM Go to last post
  10. Canadian contests

    Anyone know of any short fiction contests that allow Canadian writers to enter?

    Started by maewest‎, 09-19-2012 08:05 PM
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    10-01-2012, 06:37 AM Go to last post
  11. FictionBrigade - Year Round

    FictionBrigade - Year Round Hey guys, just wanted to let you know that FictionBrigade, accepts ongoing story submissions on a year-round basis. ...

    Started by literarysubmissionhelper‎, 08-15-2012 04:41 AM
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  12. 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 04:44 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    03-27-2011, 01:18 PM Go to last post
  13. 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 10:26 AM
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  14. Flashathon - 12 Hours. 12 Cues. 12 Stories. (OCTOBER 22)

    What is Flashathon? Itís 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 02:33 PM
    contest, flash, fun, marathon, writing
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  15. 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 04:55 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-04-2011, 02:54 PM Go to last post
  16. NaNoWriMo

    Looking for more information about National Novel Writing Month? Here's the NaNoWriMo website.. Do you have experience that you'd like to share?...

    Started by Victoria‎, 01-19-2011 01:26 PM
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    04-16-2011, 02:26 PM Go to last post
  17. NaNoWriMo

    So what do you do with your 50 000 word MS when (if) it's done? If that much has been published online then does that mean you can't continue to...

    Started by Susan B‎, 10-27-2011 10:44 AM
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  18. New Monologues Writing Opportunity

    TenFour Theatre presents: April 14: A Night of New Stories TenFour Theatre is accepting submissions of monologues by emerging writers for its new...

    Started by TenFour Theatre TenFour Theatre‎, 02-11-2011 02:25 PM
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    05-04-2011, 02:50 PM Go to last post
  19. 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 12:32 PM
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    04-06-2012, 02:56 PM Go to last post
  20. 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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    01-21-2011, 02:03 AM Go to last post

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