Children’s

Author101 University

Known as the Premier Event for Marketing and Publishing Success, Author101 University aims to give attendees the opportunity to expand their brand, earnings, and reputation as the authority within their field. Industry leaders and top professionals share their expertise, reveal the inner workings of the publishing industry, and discuss various approaches to common marketing and …

Published: December 12, 2014

Writing From Start To Sales

UNM Continuing Education offers the Eleventh annual Writer’s Conference on April 18, 2015. Editors and agents from New York City will join with authors and teachers to explore the latest trends in publishing including short stories, novels, narrative non-fiction, poetry and memoir. In addition to six workshops, individual pitch sessions with agents and editors at …

Published: December 12, 2014

Southampton Writers Conference

The 40th annual Southampton Writers Conference will be held from July 8 to 19 in the coveted resort destination of the Hamptons. Only 90 miles east of NYC, overlooking the ocean, the conference includes evening events, receptions, and the Roger Rosenblatt lecture/interview series with high-profile writers. Ready to take your writing to the next level? …

Published: December 12, 2014

The Writer’s Hotel Master Class in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry

Our Master Class is centered on craft and the publishing industry. Each writer participates in an intensive workshop with a TWH instructor, attends lectures and seminars on craft, and is a part of our literary agent speed dating event. Writers also get to read their own original work in NYC at incredible venues. We also offer …

Published: December 12, 2014

Wantage (not just Betjeman) Literary Festival

This years sees a brilliant programme shaping up including Kate Adie and Andy McNab, plus a whole host of wonderful novelists, famous war historians, well-known environmentalists, biographers and poets, as well as writing workshops and talks. Not to be missed is the plotting and crime-writing workshop being run by Guardian Crime Master Class tutors Matthew …

Published: December 12, 2014

Author’s Marketing Pro

We are like a talent agency, marketing specialist, PR rep and sales firm under one roof. We get requests from Hollywood studios and producers looking for books to turn into movies and TV shows. As a subscriber, you will receive weekly emails describing the type of material our contacts are looking for, and if your …

Published: August 29, 2014

All Poetry Competition

Hello and Welcome to All Poetry Competition. This poetry competition is open to everyone and international. We are excited about showcasing the creative writing and poetic talent, skill and ability of all poets. We hope that you have inspiration to display the beauty and art of writing poems for the entire world to see your …

Published: August 15, 2014

Nightlight Reading Short Story Contest

GET BOYS READING! Nightlight Reading announces its First Annual Short Story Contest rewarding writing geared to ten to twelve-year-old at-risk boy readers. Subject: Adventure. Up to 5,000 words. $1,000, $500, $300 prizes. No fee! Deadline: October 31, 2014. Enter and details at www.nightlightreading.org.

Published: July 25, 2014

Lee and Low New Voices Award

Given for a children’s picture book manuscript by a writer of color. Open to residents of the United States and who have not previously had a children’s picture book published. Manuscripts should address the needs of children of color by providing stories with which they can identify and relate, and which promote a greater understanding …

Published: July 15, 2014

Weta Nichols Writing Contest

Ozarks Romance Authors (est. 1987) invites you to submit the first chapter (up to 2,500 words) of your unpublished novel plus 200 words of flap copy to win prizes and a chance to be read by one of the agents or editors serving as the final judges. Contest is open to both published and unpublished …

Published: June 21, 2014