Romance

Wantage (not just Betjeman) Literary Festival

This years sees a brilliant programme shaping up including Kate Adie and Andy McNab, plus a whole host of wonderful novelists, famous war historians, well-known environmentalists, biographers and poets, as well as writing workshops and talks. Not to be missed is the plotting and crime-writing workshop being run by Guardian Crime Master Class tutors Matthew …

Published: December 12, 2014

“Red” International Call For Writers by ArtAscent – Deadline October 31, 2014

This call theme is “Red.” Fire, passion, heat, sacrifice, vitality, danger, happiness, a primary colour. What shade is your red? Entries may include fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to 900 words). Previously published or unpublished are eligible. Submissions must be the original work of the applicant(s). The mission of ArtAscent is …

Published: September 6, 2014

Author’s Marketing Pro

We are like a talent agency, marketing specialist, PR rep and sales firm under one roof. We get requests from Hollywood studios and producers looking for books to turn into movies and TV shows. As a subscriber, you will receive weekly emails describing the type of material our contacts are looking for, and if your …

Published: August 29, 2014

Contest Fiction August 2014 Flash Fiction Contest

Flash Fiction – minimum words 250 maximum words 1500. No theme. Multiple genres – also accept in addition to those already detailed Humour, Paranormal and Historical Fiction. Online only. The judging is crowd-sourced – we publish all accepted entries and readers of our site then rate and decide the winning stories.

Published: August 1, 2014

“Pets” International Call For Writers by ArtAscent

Theme This call theme is “Pets.” Animal companions, pampered sweethearts, cherished creatures. Share your interpretation. Eligible Submissions Entries may include fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to 900 words). Previously published or unpublished are eligible. Submissions must be the original work of the applicant(s). About ArtAscent The mission of ArtAscent is to …

Published: July 24, 2014

Summer To Remember Fiction Contest

The editorial staff of Blue Table Press is excited to announce our Summer to Remember romance-writing contest. There is no submission fee (read that $0 – hey that is big, right?), and the winning entries will be featured in our upcoming anthologies focusing on Young Adult (Teen) and Adult Romances. Submit your short story in …

Published: July 15, 2014

Short Story #02 and Comdedy #01 at indelibleChaos.com

Short Story #02: We are looking for short stories and shorter stories (submission guidelines for word limit) for an indelibleCHAOS anthology. For Short Story #02 you aren’t bound by a particular theme or genre. Multiple submissions are allowed per author. How many entries will be selected? As many ridiculously perfect entries we get! Comedy #01: …

Published: July 13, 2014

Tagore-O.Henry Short Story Contest ’14©

After the stupendous success of the Tagore-O.Henry Short Story Contest 2013, Finaldraft Editing & Publishing plans to continue with the heritage contest in 2014! Prize money total this time: CAD$1000 Submit your short stories for Tagore-O.Henry Short Story Contest ’14© Sponsorship for the prizes are also welcome! Sponsors will get special privileges in the contest …

Published: July 11, 2014

Weta Nichols Writing Contest

Ozarks Romance Authors (est. 1987) invites you to submit the first chapter (up to 2,500 words) of your unpublished novel plus 200 words of flap copy to win prizes and a chance to be read by one of the agents or editors serving as the final judges. Contest is open to both published and unpublished …

Published: June 21, 2014

Writers’ Police Academy’s Golden Donut Short Story Contest

The Writers’ Police Academy is pleased to continue the Golden Donut short story contest in 2014. The rules are simple—write a story about the photograph posted on the WPA website using exactly 200 words. We are extremely pleased to announce that the judge for the 2014 Golden Donut Short Story Contest is one of the …

Published: June 19, 2014