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Shore Thing Writing Getaway

SHORE THING WRITING GETAWAY A One Day Writing Getaway June 20, 2015, Atlantic City, NJ 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 …

Published: April 25, 2015

Literature & Landscape of the Horse

IS THERE A HORSE GALLOPING THROUGH THE LANDSCAPE OF YOUR STORY? This unique adventure is for any writer who yearns for nature, longs to reconnect with horses and hungers for creative inspiration in an authentic western ranch setting. Held at the historic Vee Bar Guest Ranch near Laramie, Wyoming (the same country as Mary O’Hara’s …

Published: April 24, 2015

The Pen Factor’s Boutique Writing Competition

The Pen Factor invites writers to enter its Boutique Writing Competition. Word limit: 1500 words (short story or first chapter). Genre: Fiction. Submissions get three pieces of feedback in return for reviewing three others as part of the entry process. From this a scoring algorithm identifies the best submissions and the top 25% are awarded …

Published: April 24, 2015

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