Binnie Tate Wilkin will our January speaker on the 23. She will present Sharing and Communication are the Objects of Both Verbal and Written Communication.
2017 GINOSKO FLASH FICTION CONTEST: $500 Award, $5 entry fee, deadline for Contest #4 is March 1, 2017. Submit up to 2 pieces, 800 words maximum each piece. Awarded work will be published on Ginosko Literary Journal website and in forthcoming issue.
Don’t forget the Idaho Writers Guild Annual Writing Contest. Final deadline is March 5. Each entry will be judged by two (or more) industry professionals with scorecards sent to you. The critique alone makes it worth your effort.
Awards in Short Story, Novel First 10 Pages, and Non-fiction.
For info and to submit: Idaho Writers Guild
November 21, we’ll have Brett Silver, Outreach and Public Awareness Coordinator for the Nevada Talking Book Services-Southern Office | Nevada State Library, Archives & Public Records .
Blind since birth, Brett will discuss his life and growing up with the program and what we might do to not only support the program but add our own novels to the system. After all, this is where Audio books got their start. The link below will give you a broad overview of the service.
This is the 26th FREE Dear Lucky Agent online contest with agent judges and super-cool prizes. Here’s the deal: With every contest, the details are essentially the same, but the niche itself changes-meaning each contest is focused around a specific category or two. If you’re writing any kind of fantasy or science fiction novel (for adults), then this 26th contest is for you! The contest is live through end of day, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. The contest is judged by agent Mike Hoogland of Dystel & Goderich. (Dystel and Goderich will be repped at the 2017 LV Writers’ Conference.)
All you have to do is submit the first double-spaced page of your completed work of adult speculative fiction. Read more at Writers Digest
Then if you decide to go forward – what hav eyou got to lose, it’s free! – send E-mail entries to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please paste everything. No attachments.
Idaho Writers Guild announces annual contest.
This year’s categories:
* Short Story (3500 word max)
* Novel first ten pages (adult or new adult novel)
* Non-fiction (2500 word max)
b. newspaper/magazine article/essay
So, let the writing begin! Entries can be submitted now through the first of March. Final deadline March 5, 2017! But wait…there’s more! Each entry will be judged by two or more industry professionals AND you will receive the Judges’ scorecards – FREE with each entry! For questions contact the Contest Director at email@example.com. Download your submission guidelines and application today at https://idahowritersguild.blogspot.com/p/entries-must-be-received-by-march-5-2017.html $100 – First place winner in each category $50 – Second place winner in each category Third place certificate *Entries must score above a 75 to qualify as a winner.
For members of the HWG who are considering submitting to the annual anthology, the deadline for submissions on Writer’s Bloc 8 is fast approaching. You have until midnight of October 31, 2016. Rules are below:
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Don’t forget the 3rd Annual Spooky Story Night, Friday, October 28, 6:30pm. There will be food and fun. Costumes are optional, but encouraged. Plus, it’s the Spooky Story Flash Fiction contest with prizes!
Entries cannot exceed 500 words.
Henderson Writers’ Group
The Neon Museum Visual Prompt Contest with Helen Magazine is now on progress. There’s no entry fee for this one, and the award is $25 and a Neon Museum gift bag with tickets, and a goodie bag provided by The Writer’s Block indie bookstore. Deadline is October 31, 2016; winner will be announced November 15, 2016.
Submission details and Images: Helen Magazine
Helen Stewart Poetry Award, an annual poetry contest for local Clark County poets, celebrates and honors the life of educator Helen Stewart. This year’s adjudicator is Lois Roma-Deeley. Three-place cash awards: 1st – $100; 2nd – $50; 3rd – $25. Submission deadline if February 1, 2017. Submission details at Helen Magazine.