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Merrimack Media 2015 Outstanding Writer Contest

Merrimack Media is looking for fiction and creative non-fiction submissions to the 2015 Outstanding Writer Contest! This is your opportunity to get your manuscript published with cover and interior design, a media kit and other promotional services FREE of charge. Five semi-finalists will be selected after March 20, with the winners being announced in June. …

Published: February 3, 2015

The Write Stuff Conference (Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group)

•Thursday and Friday preconference sessions •22 interactive sessions with industry leading authors, editors and agents •Continental breakfast, lunch, morning and afternoon snacks •Page Cuts critique on Friday evening (Limited attendance, register early) •Pitch Practice sessions Friday evening •Agent/editor pitch sessions on Saturday (Limited sessions, register early) •Lunch and Keynote Speaker Kristen Lamb: Boy Am I …

Published: January 25, 2015

The Fresher Writing Prize 2015

We are delighted to launch The Fresher Writing Prize 2015, the annual award established by Fresher Publishing to encourage and support new writers. There are various categories to enter, from the short story to poetry and scriptwriting to creative non-fiction, and our prizes have been carefully selected to help new writers get their foot onto …

Published: January 24, 2015

The Strongest Start Book Competition

Can your book keep us reading? The Strongest Start Book Competition judges the first three chapters of your book to find those that start with the most compelling opening chapters. The book does not need to be finished. The competition only judges the first three chapters. The competition is also unique in that it is …

Published: January 23, 2015

Green Book Festival

The 2015 Green Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its annual competition honoring books that contribute to greater understanding, respect for and positive action on the changing worldwide environment. This year, the event will be held for the first time on the East Coast. The 2015 Green Book Festival will consider published, …

Published: January 13, 2015

TulipTree Review

TulipTree Review is looking for submissions for its inaugural issue! $1,000 will be awarded in each category, and the suggested theme for this round of contests is “Begin.”

Published: January 13, 2015

Los Angeles Book Festival

The 2015 Los Angeles Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its annual celebration of books deserving more attention from the world publishing community. The Los Angeles Book Festival will consider entries in general non-fiction, fiction, biography/autobiography, children’s books, young adult, how-to, cookbooks, science fiction, business, wild card (anything goes!), compilations/anthologies, sequels (for …

Published: January 13, 2015

Hollywood Book Festival

The 2015 Hollywood Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its 10th annual awards celebrating books that deserve greater recognition from the film, television, game and multimedia communities. The 2015 Hollywood Book Festival will consider published, self-published and independent publisher non-fiction, fiction, children’s books, young adult, how-to, spiritual, wild card (anything goes!), unpublished …

Published: January 13, 2015