Idaho Writers Rendezvous

The Idaho Writers & Readers Rendezvous presents a stellar lineup of talent to inspire and motivate you in virtually every facet of the writing craft. Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Powers, 2012 Whiting Award winner Daniel Orozco, and NY Times and USA Today Bestseller Ciji Ware headline a cadre of authors, screenwriters, agents and editors who …

Published: February 19, 2014

Tethered By Letters Summer Literary Contest

We are currently accepting submissions for our short story contest (2,000 to 7,500 words, open genre), flash fiction contest (55, 250 or 500 words), and poetry contest (max of three pages per poem). TBL strives to publish writers with engaging stories, vivid characters and fresh writing styles. All winners will be published in Tethered By …

Published: February 19, 2014

60 Minute Creative Writing Challenge

The 60 Minute Creative Writing Challenge will focus more on the quality of writing than an extensive word count, so if you fancy having a go, keep this in mind. The challenge will be designed to test your creativity and your ability to write under pressure. Check out the world clock on the site to …

Published: February 19, 2014

Stairway Flash Fiction Writing Competition

Use the photo published online as a kick-start to your creativity. Your story must include the image in some way but we welcome creative interpretation of the photo. Maximum 700 words including the title. Submissions should be pasted into the body of the email. Please add the title of the competition to the subject line.

Published: February 19, 2014

The White Review Short Story Prize

The White Review Short Story Prize is an annual short story competition for emerging writers. The judges will be looking for short stories that explore and expand the possibilities of the form. We encourage submissions from all literary genres, and there are no restrictions on theme or subject matter. The competition judges are author Kevin …

Published: February 19, 2014

Montana Strong Writing Contest

Give us your character or characters at their moment of greatest challenge, and show us why they deserve the honorary title of “Montana Strong.” Enter a setup paragraph of up to 250 words to introduce the judges to the characters, the situation and the stakes. Also enter the greatest challenge scene of up to 3,000 …

Published: February 19, 2014

Hysteria 2014

The 3rd Hysteria Writing Competition for women opens to entries on April 1 and will close on August 31. The Hysteria Writing Competition is organized by The Hysterectomy Association for women only. This year we have three different competitions: short stories of up to 2,000 words, flash fiction of up to 200 words and poetry …

Published: February 6, 2014

Stonebridge Publications

Stonebridge Publications partners with its authors, combining the benefits of traditional publishing with the freedom of self-publishing. We are a full service, royalty-based publishing house bridging the gap between writers and readers with family-friendly works that entertain, encourage and challenge.

Published: February 5, 2014

Texas Mountain Trail Writer’s Writing Round Up

The Texas Mountain Trail Writers hold a writing conference every year in the spring. This year we are proud to present the event yet again. We have three wonderful speakers who will be speaking on fiction, nonfiction, and nut-and-bolts topics. See our website at for more details. This conference starts Friday evening the 11th …

Published: February 5, 2014

Community of Writers at Squaw Valley – WRITERS WORKSHOP

These workshops assist serious writers by exploring the art and craft as well as the business of writing. The week offers daily morning workshops, craft lectures, panel discussions on editing and publishing, staff readings, and brief individual conferences. The morning workshops are led by staff writer-teachers, editors, or agents. There are separate morning workshops for …

Published: February 5, 2014