Children’s

Santa Barbara Writers Conference

Since 1972 writers from around the world have gathered each June at the Santa Barbara Writers Conference to rub elbows with fellow storytellers, celebrate well-known authors, and network with publishing professionals. “You can’t imagine what this conference meant to me. If it had not been for this conference, I’d probably still be sitting on a …

Published: May 18, 2018

Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest

This contest is open to anyone who loves expressing innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful literary art of poetry and/or writing a story that’s worth telling everyone! And welcome to all, having the ability to dream… Write a poem or short story for a chance to win cash prizes totaling $1275.00. All works must …

Published: April 13, 2018

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Short Story Award

We are looking for unpublished stories of 2000 words or fewer on the theme of: TALES OF THE PARANORMAL (broadly interpreted). Send us your stories about wizards, clairvoyants, other-worldly creatures, vampires, werewolves, telekenetics, ghosts, goblins, witches, mediums, poltergeists, the supernatural, and other unexplainable experiences. Final judging will be by literary agent Kimberly Brower of Brower …

Published: April 6, 2018

Literary Taxidermy Short Story Competition

The Literary Taxidermy Short Story Competition is open to all. To enter, writers must provide an original story of up to 3000 words in any genre. The catch: We provide your opening and closing lines chosen from a classic work of literature. You provide the rest. The judges of the 2018 contest include a variety …

Published: March 26, 2018

2018 Arizona Mystery Writers Annual Mary Ann Hutchison Memorial Story Contest for Youths.

This contest is open to youth between 9 and 15. Entries are short mystery, thriller or suspense stories; 2500 words max. Blind judging by professional authors and educators. All stories will receive judges’ feedback. Winning stories will be published online. Contest rules and entry form Can be found on the website: www.arizonamysterywriters.com. Past winning stories …

Published: March 26, 2018

Lune Spark Young Writers’ Short Story Contest

YOUR CHILD CAN BE ON OUR NEXT BOOK! ($ 1,700 CASH PRIZES) Think you know a child who is 10 to 16 years of age who could write a wonderful story? If the answer is “yes”, then this is a great opportunity for him/her to show his/her talent and get a chance to get published. …

Published: March 26, 2018

Write-to-Publish Conference

You will hear what editors, publishers, and agents in the Christian market are looking for and meet with them one-on-one to discuss your ideas and manuscripts. You also will learn how to write a variety of publishable manuscripts, improve your writing skills, find appropriate markets for your ideas, and deal with the business side of …

Published: March 26, 2018

A Rally of Writers

The Rally is an educational, one-day writers’ conference. Now in its 31st year, Rally is the largest, longest-running warmest writing conference in the state. We bring together friendly, well-informed, published Michigan authors as Keynoter (Founder of Detroit’s Inside/Out Poetry project, poet and teacher, Terry Blackhawk) and as leaders of 16 breakout sessions for a large …

Published: February 16, 2018

NCWN 2018 Spring Conference

The North Carolina Writers’ Network Spring Conference features intensive workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as publisher exhibits, “Lunch With an Author,” readings, an open mic, and the fourth annual “Slush Pile Live!” The faculty includes poets Emilia Philipps, Charmaine Cadeau, and Valerie Nieman; fiction writers Naima Coster and Heather Bell Adams; …

Published: February 16, 2018

Chanticleer Authors Conference – CAC18

ATTENTION ALL AUTHORS: Learn how to sharpen your prose and increase your book sales at Chanticleer Book Reviews and Int’l Writing Competitions Conference – CAC18! FEATURING: Ann Charles USA Today Best-Selling author; Beth Bacon, expert in GoogleAd Words and Amazon.com marketing; Sally DMareSipio award-winning executive producer, marketing strategist & content creator; Lake Perriquey attorney and …

Published: February 16, 2018