Fiction

Write your 2017!

At the end of each year we take time to reflect upon our life and to make plans for the coming year. With a little bit of creativity you can transform your contemplation into an adventurous travel story, a thrilling mystery or epic love story. Give your real life story a fictional layer and let …

Published: January 5, 2017

Valentine’s Story

What doesn’t Valentines Day mean to you? Is it a stressful day? Does it invoke memories? Share your valentines story (fiction or non-fiction) for this writing contest. All forms of writing welcomed.

Published: January 5, 2017

Chanticleer Writing Contests & Competitions for 2017

With 14 genre competitions, Chanticleer is looking for the best of the very best. All First in Category Winning Titles will be placed in the queue to receive a coveted Chanticleer Book Review Package (value $345) and go on to compete for the category Grand Prize, the lucky winner will be named Best in their …

Published: January 5, 2017

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