Fiction

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival

The Tennessee Williams Literary Festival was founded by a group of local citizens who aimed to celebrate the culture of New Orleans. Starting as a two-day festival, they honored the creative Tennessee Williams, who called New Orleans his spiritual home. Today, the festival spans over five days and brings together over 130 authors, actors, and …

Published: January 12, 2017

Ginosko Flash Fiction Contest

2017 GINOSKO FLASH FICTION CONTEST: $500 Award, $5 entry fee, deadline for Contest #4 is March 1, 2017. Submit up to 2 pieces, 800 words maximum each piece. Final Judges: Amanda Yskamp, Michael Hettich, Gary Lundy, E M Schorb, Andrena Zawinski, Andrei Guruianu, Robert Paul Cesaretti. Awarded work will be published on Ginosko Literary Journal …

Published: January 5, 2017

Loop Poetry Contest

Write a poem where last word of the previous line becomes the first word of the next line. So the last word of line 2 becomes the first word of line 3, last word of line 4 becomes the first word of line 5 – and so on. In addition, there is a rhyme scheme …

Published: January 5, 2017

The Crime Novelist

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

Published: January 5, 2017

The Drabble

A drabble is a flash fiction story that uses around 100 words. Your challenge is to write a story with just 100 words. The topic is open – write about whatever you wish. Just count those words!

Published: January 5, 2017

Etheree Poetry

An Ethree is a poem with just ten lines. The challenge is to follow a specific a specific syllable count for each line. You start off with one syllable for line 1, add another for line two, and another for line 3 and so on…. The last line of your poem has 10 syllables line. …

Published: January 5, 2017

Nonet Poetry

Write a Nonet Poem. This is a poem with 9 lines. The first line has nine syllables. The second line has eight. The third line has seven – and this continues until the final line has one syllable. Rhymes are not required. The subject can be about anything.

Published: January 5, 2017

Words & Brushes

SHORT STORIES WANTED. Words & Brushes currently has a contest collaboration that pairs paintings with short stories. We have a select group of painting that writers chose from in the image gallery and use their creative prowess to write a short story around that piece. The judges top selection will receive a cash award and …

Published: January 5, 2017

Love Poem

Enter your best love poem to enter this poetry contest. Share a poem that pulls at the heart strings are shows a lifetime of love. Whatever you feel will impress the judges.

Published: January 5, 2017

Legendary Women’s Third Annual Literary Contest

This year, we want women that go for greatness. As a co-founder put it: Alexandra Hamilton — It’s about women who are not throwing away their shot. They are seizing an opportunity or making opportunities and leaving their mark. These characters only get one shot and they are driven to become LEGENDARY.

Published: January 5, 2017