Fiction

Shore Thing Writing Getaway

SHORE THING WRITING GETAWAY A One Day Writing Getaway June 20, 2015, Atlantic City, NJ Treat yourself to a writing retreat at the shore. Down the block from Atlantic City’s famous beach and boardwalk, this affordable workshop will energize and inspire you. Head home with sand between your toes, a few new pieces of writing …

Published: April 25, 2015

Literature & Landscape of the Horse

IS THERE A HORSE GALLOPING THROUGH THE LANDSCAPE OF YOUR STORY? This unique adventure is for any writer who yearns for nature, longs to reconnect with horses and hungers for creative inspiration in an authentic western ranch setting. Held at the historic Vee Bar Guest Ranch near Laramie, Wyoming (the same country as Mary O’Hara’s …

Published: April 24, 2015

The Pen Factor’s Boutique Writing Competition

The Pen Factor invites writers to enter its Boutique Writing Competition. Word limit: 1500 words (short story or first chapter). Genre: Fiction. Submissions get three pieces of feedback in return for reviewing three others as part of the entry process. From this a scoring algorithm identifies the best submissions and the top 25% are awarded …

Published: April 24, 2015

Apocalypse Chronicles Short Story Competition

The end of the world is near. Again! For centuries, doomsdayers and self-styled prophets have claimed to know about the end of the world, emphasizing that their version of the apocalypse will come true. Of course, none of the end of the days predictions so far have come true – humankind and the earth is …

Published: April 24, 2015

Dog Diaries Working Dogs Short Story Competition

Dog Diaries is the exciting title of the invitation from Ouen Press for writers to submit their own original short work of fiction. Winning authors will receive cash prizes and be published in an anthology at the end of the year. Many breeds of dogs in all shapes and sizes like to work – freelance, …

Published: April 24, 2015

Gone Lawn

A literary journal particularly engaged toward the intriguing, the odd, the difficult-to-express, the peculiar sensation, as well as the endearing. We favor quality writing but will also publish new writers — if the work excites us — as well as writing that tends to get passed over by journals with similar aesthetics. We’re interested in …

Published: April 24, 2015

The Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference

The Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference is a full weekend of workshops, panels and presentations by educators, noted speakers and industry professionals focused on the craft and business of writing. This conference differentiates itself by presenting individual program streams for what we call the 3-A’s: aspiring, active and accomplished writers. Topics are offered in progressive streams, …

Published: April 23, 2015

Timeless Christian Romance Writers Conference

A conference for Inspirational/Christian romance and women’s fiction writers. Keynote speaker is Tracie Peterson. Additional presenters are Susan May Warren, Janice Thompson and Lynnette Bonner. Agents and editors also on faculty.

Published: April 23, 2015

Clive Cussler Adventure Writer’s Competition

Novel Writing Contest Sponsored by the Clive Cussler Collector’s Society Open for Submissions April 1 – July 1, 2015 The 2015 Adventure Writer’s Competition, sponsored by the Clive Cussler Collectors Society (www.cusslersociety.com) is now open for submissions! As in the previous four competitions, the book writing contest is for all new novels of the adventure …

Published: April 23, 2015

Far Horizons Award for Short Fiction

The Malahat Review, Canada’s premier literary magazine, invites emerging short-story writers from Canada and abroad to enter the Far Horizons Award for Short Fiction. Eligible authors have yet to publish their fiction in book form (a book is defined to have a length of 48 pages or more). Guidelines: – Eligible writers have yet to …

Published: April 22, 2015