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“Gateway to Writing”

Mid Michigan Writers, Inc. 13th Annual Fall Writing Workshop 2 Workshops: The Power of Story: Weaving Plot and Character together. The Tapestry of Story: Setting Keynote speaker: Doris Lemcke

Published: August 9, 2017

Digital Author and Indie Publishing Conference

The Annual Digital Author and Indie / Self-Publishing Writers Conference is ideal for every author who wants to take advantage of the “Golden Age of Publishing.” Learn how to write, publish, market, and sell your brand and products in an increasingly digital world where the giants include Kobo, Author Solutions, Amazon, Apple, Smashwords, and other …

Published: August 9, 2017

BCX – The Boot Camp Extreme Creative Writing Conference

BCX – The Boot Camp Extreme Creative Writing Conference is for all serious writers of fiction, nonfiction, and short stories. It is the perfect pre-publication vehicle for every author who wants to improve their writing skills, revise and polish a manuscript, then guide it to publication. It is a respectful “kick in the pants” to …

Published: August 9, 2017

Las Vegas Writers Conference

Hosted by Henderson Writers Group Two things make this conference unique and stand above others: The cost includes entry to all workshops, panels, meals, and pitches to agents and acquisition editors, and attendance is limited to less than 200 (including faculty and volunteer staff) to ensure a quality experience for everyone, and more face time …

Published: August 9, 2017

Young Writers Contest

The Young Writers Contest seeks to encourage young people to express themselves and their thoughts through writing and literacy skills. The contest encourages entrants, age 10-18, to consider the ability to become a published author at any age, and to learn about the process of publishing their work. Winners will be selected based on originality, …

Published: August 9, 2017

Emerging Writer’s Prize

The Arkansas International Emerging Writer’s Prize, $1000 plus publication, is open to fiction from writers who haven’t yet published a book-length manuscript. Entry fee ($20) includes a one year subscription to The Arkansas International, and all work will be considered for inclusion in the print journal. Final judge: ZZ Packer. Deadline: Oct 15. Full guidelines: …

Published: August 9, 2017

The Phone Call

In this competition, you have just 600 words or less. Take a look at the photo published at the website and create a short story around a phone conversation. Use the character depicted in the photo but the phone call or the resulting plot can lead you in any direction you so choose. The word …

Published: August 9, 2017

First Line

Fancy having a go at this free to enter first line writing competition? All you have to do is study the photo published at the website and craft an ingenious or at least, attention-grabbing first sentence and WOW us with your words. Remember, you have one sentence only so make every word count.

Published: August 9, 2017

The Dream Catcher

In this competition, you have just 500 words or less in which to impress us. We want you to take a look at the photo published on the website and write a short but impressive story that relates to a dream catcher in some way. We welcome creative interpretations of the theme but remember, you …

Published: August 9, 2017

Dirty Little Secret

Our Dirty Little Secret writing competition is open to creative interpretation. You do not have to use the photo online for inspiration but you may if you wish. You only have a maximum of 1200 words including the title so plan your story carefully. Do check out all the rules on the website.

Published: August 9, 2017