Fiction

The Sci-Fi Novelist

Submit your finished sci-fi novel of 40,000 words or more for the chance to win $1000

Published: January 5, 2017

The 2017 Enizagam Literary Contest for Poetry & Fiction

Enizagam Journal is excited to announce our 2017 Literary Contest judges for poetry and fiction! Matthew Zapruder (Sun Bear, Come On All You Ghosts) will be this year’s poetry judge, and novelist Esmé Weijun Wang (The Border of Paradise) will judge for fiction. In addition to the $1,000 grand prize, winners will receive blurbs about …

Published: January 5, 2017

Free Verse Poetry Contest

The challenge of this contest is to write a free verse poem. A free verse poem does not follow any structure or style. There is no set meter and no structure regarding rhyme and lines in each stanza. Have fun and write a poem without rules to hold you back!

Published: January 5, 2017

St. Martin’s Press’ Who Can You Trust? contest

In celebration of our upcoming publication of the thriller A Divided Spy by Charles Cumming, St. Martin’s Press is sponsoring a writing contest. The winning entries will be published in the ebook and paperback versions of A Divided Spy. I thought the contest may be of interest to your readers. Entrants are to write up …

Published: January 5, 2017

What If?

Imagine this. You are walking in the woods and there is a scream in the distance. What would you do? What would your character do? That is the challenge for the “What If” contest.

Published: January 5, 2017

Spring Rejuvenation for Writers

Come out of hibernation and join your fellow writers for a day of writing, relaxation, and reflection at the Spring Rejuvenation for Writers. Bring what you are working on, your laptop, your notes, and your imagination. You’ll be provided with a quiet space to work on that scene, that metaphor, that passage. Two workshops will …

Published: January 5, 2017

Chanticleer Author Conference

Come and enjoy 3 days of instruction on how to improve your marketing skills and sell more books, located at the beautiful Hotel Bellwether, at Squalicum Harbor on beautiful Bellingham Bay, in Bellingham, Washington conveniently located between Seattle and Vancouver, B.C.

Published: January 5, 2017

Sonnet Poetry Contest

The challenge of this contest is to write a sonnet in iambic pentameter, just like Shakespeare did. The rules: It must consist of 14 lines. It must be written in iambic pentameter (duh-DUH-duh-DUH-duh-DUH-duh-DUH-duh-DUH). It must be written in the abab cdcd efef gg rhyme scheme. To see an example view the contest announcement.

Published: November 21, 2016

The Romance Novelist

Submit your finished romance novel of 40,000 words or more for the chance to win $1000

Published: November 21, 2016

Christmas Story

Share your story about Christmas. We are looking for stories (fiction and non-fiction) that include this holiday. All skill levels welcomed. Just write about Christmas.

Published: November 21, 2016