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Pulp Literature Magazine

We’re not your old boring lit mag, we’re “Good books for the price of a beer!” Short stories, novellas, graphic shorts and poetry in all genres, meant to entertain. We are in print and digital editions, four times a year, with original illustrations. We print Hugo award winners next to first-time authors. We impress the …

Published: September 14, 2015

Urban Omnibus: As Seen On [ ]

We are pleased to announce the fourth annual Urban Omnibus writing competition: As Seen On [ ]. This year, UO invites writers to explore the changing relationship between performance, audience and the physical city through narrative, theory, history or humor.

Published: September 13, 2015

Central Coast Writers Conference 2015

Are you ready to take your writing dreams to the next level? Whether you are a new writer or an established author, the Central Coast Writers Conference will help elevate your writing and passion to the next level. Cited as one of the best writer’s conferences in the US, this destination conference offers the best …

Published: September 11, 2015

Chicago Writers Conference

A weekend conference for writers of all genres, at all levels. CWC provides practical, actionable advice on everything from revising and editing your manuscript to utilizing social media effectively. Sunday features Pitchfest, meetings with literary agents and publishers where writers may pitch their book idea and receive feedback. Friday and Saturday nights feature cocktail parties …

Published: September 10, 2015

Nonfiction Essays — $100 Giveaway

During our last outing we received a pleasantly surprising amount of great and original content, mostly in the form of fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction. This time around, we’ll be looking to fill the gap on nonfiction essays. That is, articles that fit anywhere within the rest of our nonfiction categories, from business to crime, …

Published: September 9, 2015

Shore Thing Writing Getaway

SHORE THING WRITING GETAWAY September 12, 2015, Atlantic City, NJ 9:30am-4:30pm 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 and the glow that …

Published: August 12, 2015

“Violet” International Call for Artists by ArtAscent

Entries may include fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to 900 words). Previously published or unpublished works are eligible. Submissions must be the original work of the applicant(s). Open to international artists. Apply using the online form provided here: https://ArtAscent.com/the-call-for-artists-and-writers/

Published: July 24, 2015

Fabulous First Lines Competition

With your entry in the Fabulous First Lines Competition, you get: – Your book featured on EMSA Publishing’s homepage slider for one day of your voting week. – Your book added to EMSA Publishing’s bookstore for the month of competition. – Posts to social media (Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Google+ and Storify) throughout your voting week. – A banner to …

Published: July 24, 2015

The Blue Seal Award for Excellence in blogs and Internet Writing

The Blue Seal Award recognizes excellent internet-based writing. As one of the most popular forms of writing, Almost an Author desires to recognize important and powerful writing crafted by new and/or aspiring authors. We are offering 2 contests: 1) Blogs 2) Internet Articles

Published: July 23, 2015