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 Previously published or unpublished works are eligible.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:

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

Northern Woodlands Writers & Readers Conference

Enjoy a weekend at Hulbert Outdoor Center on beautiful Lake Morey in Fairlee, Vermont, while engaging with well-known writers, editors and educators. In addition to workshops and talks, there will be panel discussions, nature walks and fun extras such as an open mic night, syrup tasting and s’mores around the fire. Sponsored by The Trust …

Published: July 15, 2015

Rollick Magazine – Call for Submissions on Theme of Frantic

Submissions are now open for Rollick’s Frantic issue. Reverberating with frenetic energy and endless possibilities, frantic declares a high-octane existence in a brave new world. Frantic connotes rapid movement, bustling cities and converging (even conflicting) ambitions. It may be overtly frenzied or concealed behind a shroud of disquiet and secret. Rollick’s mandate is to attract …

Published: July 4, 2015

Di Angelo Publications

We are a modernized publishing firm with an interest in all genres. We accept submissions at [email protected] year round. All submissions are reviewed.

Published: June 29, 2015