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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

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

International Write Fight

The International Write Fight was born out of the desire to encourage writers to challenge themselves in unique and creative ways. We hope to turn this into an annual summer competition, where each year’s challenge is entirely different! This year, we are doing “The ABC Challenge.” During the signup for this competition, you will select …

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

Creative Writing and Yoga near Jackson Hole, WY

8 days/7 nights at the upscale Turpin Meadow Luxury Dude Ranch. We will write and practice yoga every morning, with most afternoons free to rest, hike & explore. You’ll be a quick 15 miles from the entrance of Grand Teton National Park and only 75 miles from the south gate of Yellowstone National Park. A …

Published: April 22, 2015

Stonecoast Writers’ Conference

Each summer, a community of peers gathers on the coast of Maine to challenge themselves, to improve their writing and to forge new friendships. If you’re reading this, chances are you’d fit right in. At the Stonecoast Writers’ Conference you work closely with a dedicated and award-winning faculty. Daily talks and evening readings will expand …

Published: April 22, 2015

Quarter-Life Crisis

Send us your energy and your ambition, your emotion and your edgiest prose. Your homesickness, your Hiraeth. We want characters who are indebted, who are Internet addicts, who work three jobs to support their art or who still live with their moms. We want characters of all genders, nationalities, sexualities, ideologies, creeds, experiences, histories. We …

Published: April 22, 2015

The Fictuary Short Story Contest

Fictuary’s first contest will be held between April 1 and May 1, 2015. Entries must be between 1000 and 4000 words, and any genre of fiction will be accepted.

Published: April 22, 2015

Power of Words: Transformation, Liberation & Celebration Through the Spoken, Written & Sung Word

Join us for our 12th annual Power of Words Conference to explore how we can use our words — written, spoken or sung — to make community, deepen healing, witness one another, wake ourselves up and foster empowerment and transformation. The conference features workshops, performances, talking circles, celebration and more, featuring writers, storytellers, performers, musicians, …

Published: April 17, 2015

Page Lambert’s 18th Annual River Writing Journey for Women

ON THE RIVER OF DISCOVER WITH WOMEN OF INFLUENCE A 6-day rafting and writing retreat for women entering the crossroads of their lives—professionally, artistically, personally—the perfect time and place to inspire creative change. Featuring Special Guest Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of the Denver-based American Indian College Fund. Destination: The Majestic Canyons of Utah’s …

Published: April 8, 2015