Mystery

Cayova Sponsorship Program

A new social network called Cayova hosts a sponsorship competition for aspiring writers with a prize of $10,000. Blogging, biography, literary criticism, poetry, drama, screenplay, history, fact or fiction, everything and anything using the written word qualifies. Cayova wants to allow writers across all genres to be able to concentrate on their creativity and reward …

Published: July 29, 2013

Winter Ghost Story Competition

The Winter Ghost Story writing competition is back. It’s one of The Creative Competitor’s most successful competitions and this year over £1000.00 is up for grabs. If you are feeling creative and enjoy writing about things that go bump in the night, why not have a go at the latest competition? Wow with your creativity …

Published: July 29, 2013

New England Crime Bake

Hosted by the New England Chapters of Sisters in Crime and Mystery Writers of America. Features manuscript critiques, agent pitches, master classes and plenty of opportunities to meet with other mystery writers and fans.

Published: July 23, 2013

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Award For Imaginative Fiction

Rosebud is pleased to announce the fifth biennial Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Competition for Imaginative Fiction. Original unpublished works of fantasy, science fiction, mystery and horror are welcome, but the editors are also open to any stories that reach beyond the boundaries of those genres, take a variety of literary and creative risks and tell a …

Published: July 22, 2013

The New Rivers Press Electronic Book Series

New Rivers Press, a 45-year-old, not-for-profit literary press at Minnesota State University Moorhead, is seeking manuscripts from new and emerging authors in the genres of Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Science Fiction, Thriller/Suspense, Westerns, Young Adult, Inspirational and all sub-genres, for The New Rivers Press Electronic Book Series, an eBook-only series of popular fiction titles with …

Published: July 8, 2013

Elephant Rock Summer Solstice Retreat for Writing and Yoga

Breathe ~ Create ~ Transform Elephant Rock Summer Solstice Retreat for Writing and Yoga June 16 – June 21, 2013 Beautiful and Secluded Stout’s Island Lodge, Wisconsin Be ignited by summer’s fiery muse. Be challenged and inspired … and laugh – a lot! – while becoming a fertile ground for creativity as you tap into …

Published: June 21, 2013

Novel-In-Progress Bookcamp, sponsored by the Wisconsin Writers Association

A 6-day, all-included workshop for writers in all genres working on a novel or creative nonfiction book. Instructional classes, one-on-one consultations, group critique sessions, guest speakers, special activities, all focused on your work in progress. Held at a retreat center and spa in Southeast Wisconsin. The WWA is a 64-year-old volunteer organization of writers, promoting …

Published: June 21, 2013