Fiction

Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers

Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry will host its annual Conference for Readers and Writers at The University of Tulsa on October 20th, 2018. The Conference offers the opportunity to hear from and work with dozens of distinguished authors. This year’s participants include fiction writer Rilla Askew, Oklahoma Book Award winner and author of …

Published: July 6, 2018

Self-Publish Like A Pro Workshop

Are you working on a manuscript and considering self-publishing? Don’t get daunted by the process. Learn everything you need to know to hit “publish” with confidence and authority in this one-day workshop lead by New York Times bestselling author, self-publishing and book marketing consultant, Eva Lesko Natiello. Subjects to be covered: distributors, exclusivity, book covers, …

Published: July 6, 2018

5 Line Poetry Contest

Write a 5 line poem. That is a poem that only has 5 lines but has a specific syllable count. That count is 2-2-5-7-5. So the first line has two syllables, second line has two, third has five, fourth has 7, fifth line has 5 syllables.

Published: July 6, 2018

Sweek Flash Fiction Competition: #MicroDoor

– Write 250 words (max.) of prose including the sentence “She/he has/had to find the door…” anywhere within the story, – Add #MicroDoor tag either in the main title of the story / its description / tags section to take part in the challenge, – You can participate no matter where you are from although …

Published: July 6, 2018

Sweek Asteroid Day 2018 Writing Campaign

– Global contest – 250 – 5,000 words – Fiction or non-fiction – The story must revolve around the topic of asteroids (interpreting this prompt is crucial) – Include tag #SweekSpace to participate

Published: July 6, 2018

Sweek Flash Fiction Competition: #MicroDoor

– Write 250 words (max.) of prose including the sentence “She/he has/had to find the door…” anywhere within the story, – Add #MicroDoor tag either in the main title of the story / its description / tags section to take part in the challenge, – You can participate no matter where you are from although …

Published: July 6, 2018

Eyelands Book Awards

Welcome to Eyelands Book Awards, an international competition for both published and unpublished books, organized by Eyelands Literary Magazine in collaboration with Strange Days Publications. We have been organizing fiction competitions for the past 8 years with increasing success, giving the opportunity to writers from all over the world to see their work published in …

Published: July 6, 2018

Stories Out of School

Teachers have the most fascinating, difficult, and important job on the planet, and their work days are filled with stories. Yet teachers seldom appear in fiction. This yearly contest, a joint venture of The Academy for Teachers and Tin House, was created to inspire honest, unsentimental stories about teachers and the rich and complex world …

Published: July 6, 2018

WOW! Women On Writing Summer 2018 Flash Ficiton Contest

WOW! Women on Writing invites entries to its Summer 2018 Flash Fiction Contest. The honorable guest judge this season is Literary Agent Jennifer Thompson with Nordlyset Literary Agency. Seeking short fiction of any genre between 250 – 750 words. The mission of this contest is to inspire creativity and provide well-rewarded recognition to contestants.

Published: July 6, 2018