Fiction

NCWN 2018 Squire Summer Writing Workshops

The conference features workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as panels, readings, and open mics. The faculty includes fiction writer Elaine Neil Orr, nonfiction writer Paul Cuadros, and editor Rob Greene (Raleigh Review). Attendees will study one genre with one instructor over the course of the weekend. Registrants should be ready to …

Published: May 18, 2018

Live Free and Write

Join us in New Hampshire for a supportive writing retreat. Spend an inspiring week working on your memoir or poetry. Enjoy the refreshing New England summer with plentiful writing time, encouraging workshops, homemade meals and time to relax. Learn more: www.stockton.edu/murphywriting

Published: May 18, 2018

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

Zathom Microwriting Contest

For our April 13th-May 5th contest, winners will be selected from the categories: Poetry and/or Story, submitted under the themes: Nature and/or Sex, and written in English in Zathom’s 55 mode.

Published: April 20, 2018

5-7-5 Poetry Contest

Write a poem with only three lines to enter this poetry contest. The first line should have five syllables. The second line should have seven. The third line should have five syllables again. The topic is open. Write about anything.

Published: April 20, 2018

Rhyming Poetry Contest

Share a poem that has a rhyme to enter this poetry contest. The theme is open – write about anything.

Published: April 20, 2018

The Coming Change

Write a 2,000-word fictional short story using any nuance, definition, or understanding of the word “change.”      

Published: April 13, 2018

WOW! Women On Writing 2018 Flash Fiction Contest

WOW Women on Writing invites entries to its Spring 2018 Flash Fiction Contest. The honorable guest judge this season is Literary Agent Sharon Pelletier with Dystel, Goderich & Bourret Literary Agency (DG&B). Seeking short fiction of any genre between 250 – 750 words. Electronic submissions via e-mail only; reprints are okay; multiple submissions are okay …

Published: April 13, 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