Nonfiction

Idaho Writers Rendezvous

The Idaho Writers & Readers Rendezvous presents a stellar lineup of talent to inspire and motivate you in virtually every facet of the writing craft. Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Powers, 2012 Whiting Award winner Daniel Orozco, and NY Times and USA Today Bestseller Ciji Ware headline a cadre of authors, screenwriters, agents and editors who …

Published: February 19, 2014

Practical Jokes Contest

Looking for short stories of practical jokes for our April Fool’s Day themed contest. Enter your story on our submissions page by March 16. This themed contest is subject to the same rules and guidelines as our regular weekly contests. Open to writers over the age of 40.

Published: February 19, 2014

Erma Bombeck Writing Competition

Submit humor or human interest personal essay, max 450 words. Four first place winners will be selected: Humor – Global (Regional & International) Humor – Local (Montgomery County/Dayton, Ohio area) Human Interest – Global (Regional & International) Human Interest – Local (Montgomery County/Dayton, Ohio area) Open to international writers.

Published: February 6, 2014

Stonebridge Publications

Stonebridge Publications partners with its authors, combining the benefits of traditional publishing with the freedom of self-publishing. We are a full service, royalty-based publishing house bridging the gap between writers and readers with family-friendly works that entertain, encourage and challenge.

Published: February 5, 2014

Texas Mountain Trail Writer’s Writing Round Up

The Texas Mountain Trail Writers hold a writing conference every year in the spring. This year we are proud to present the event yet again. We have three wonderful speakers who will be speaking on fiction, nonfiction, and nut-and-bolts topics. See our website at www.texasmountaintrailwriters.org for more details. This conference starts Friday evening the 11th …

Published: February 5, 2014

Community of Writers at Squaw Valley – WRITERS WORKSHOP

These workshops assist serious writers by exploring the art and craft as well as the business of writing. The week offers daily morning workshops, craft lectures, panel discussions on editing and publishing, staff readings, and brief individual conferences. The morning workshops are led by staff writer-teachers, editors, or agents. There are separate morning workshops for …

Published: February 5, 2014

Carteret Writers 23rd Annual Contest

Judging will be blind, conducted by published authors, journalists or other professionals in the field of writing. Winners will be announced at an awards dinner in Morehead City, NC on May 13, and later on our website. Checks will be mailed to winners unable to attend the dinner. Entries must be received by March 11, …

Published: February 5, 2014

Good Luck and Fortune Contest

Looking for short stories of good luck and fortune for our St. Patrick’s Day themed contest. Enter your story on our submissions page by February 24. This themed contest is subject to the same rules and guidelines as our regular weekly contests. Open to writers over the age of 40.

Published: February 5, 2014

Ruminate VanderMey Nonfiction Prize

Ruminate is excited to announce our fourth annual Ruminate Nonfiction Prize! The Nonfiction Prize has gained national recognition, with winning pieces later awarded a Pushcart prize and selected for inclusion in an anthology. The winner of the VanderMey Nonfiction Prize will receive $1,500 and publication in the Summer 2014 issue. The runner up will receive …

Published: February 4, 2014

Wag’s Revue Winter Contest

The 2014 Wag’s Revue Winter Contest opens December 1, 2013 and closes February 28th, 2014. It is open to all three genres — fiction, poetry and essays. The contest is judged by the editors. Winners will be announced in the spring. We also strongly encourage those interested in submitting to familiarize themselves with the magazine …

Published: February 4, 2014