Archive for April 26th, 2010

Room Magazine’s Annual Fiction, Poetry, and Creative Non-fiction Contest – 2010

26 April 2010

Calling all women writers! Room invites you to participate in our 2010 Annual Fiction, Poetry, and Creative Non-Fiction Contest.

Deadline: Entries must be postmarked no later than June 15, 2010.
Entry Fee – Canada: $27 Canadian dollars per entry

Entry Fee – International: $39 Canadian dollars per entry

Entry fee includes a complimentary one-year subscription to Room.

Prizes: 1st prize in each category – $500, 2nd prize – $250. Winners will be published in a 2011 issue of Room. Other manuscripts may be published.

Judges:
Fiction: June Hutton
Poetry: Jennica Harper
Creative Non-Fiction: Lynne Van Luven

Please visit http://www.roommagazine.com/contest/2010/2010contest.html for complete details. We look forward to your submissions!

Contact: contests@roommagazine.com

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Page To Fame Online Writing Competition

26 April 2010

Description:

PageToFame is an online writing competition with multiple rounds and thousands of readers. Authors start by submitting a single page of their manuscript (250 words) that is then rated by the general public on a scale of 1-5. Pages with high ratings are elevated to round 2, where authors may submit five pages for rating. There are 4 rounds of PageToFame, with the final round requiring the submission of a full manuscript. Between each round, elevated pages are read and rated by our panel of judges, which include literary agents and publishing professionals. At any time, the judges have to option of offering authors representation.

How to enter: Go to https://www.webook.com/poll/writers.aspx and click “submit your first page.”

Restrictions: Must be 13+ years old

Prizes: PageToFame prizes are different than most competitions. Authors have access to the ratings they receive from the general public, as well as feedback from literary agents (if they are elevated past the first round). Authors who make it to the final round also have a greatly improved chance securing representation with a top-notch professional literary agent, who will work to get a strong commercial publishing contract.

Entry fee(s): $9.95

Closing Date: None, PageToFame is an ongoing contest that is constantly accepting new pages for rating.

Judges: Literary Agents: Rebecca Strauss, Elizabeth Winick, Tamar Rydzinski, Dawn Michelle-Frederick, and Abigail Koons.
Dan Weiss, Publisher-at-Large, St. Martin’s Press

For more info. visit: https://www.webook.com/poll/writers.aspx

Links to Official Rules:
Webook.com – Page to Fame Competition

2010 Script Showcase Screenwriting Competition

26 April 2010

Call For Entries!

The early entry deadline for our second annual Script Showcase Screenwriting Competition is rapidly approaching! There are only five days left to take advantage of the discount for early entrants.

You can choose to take advantage of an extraordinary opportunity for talented screenwriters to open the door to Hollywood and its deal-makers and have your work submitted to over 60 participating companies that have already requested our top three Winners.

When we asked writers what they really wanted from a screenwriting competition the response was overwhelming, ACCESS TO HOLLYWOOD.

We’ve taken this a step further to give THREE WINNERS unprecedented levels of industry exposure and access, plus some cool prizes and cash on top.

There are also plenty of other opportunities and prizes to go around, with five finalist prize packages and random entry prizes. There’s a lot of stuff just waiting to be won.

Moviebytes members receive a 10% discount on all entries!

Enter by April 30th and qualify for discounted entry!

Submissions Begin:
February 23, 2010

Early Entry Deadline:
April 30, 2010
(4 Days Left!)

Entry Deadline:
June 15, 2010

Quarter-Finalists Announced:
August 15, 2010

Semi-Finalists Announced:
October 15, 2010

Finalists Announced:
November 15, 2010

Winners Announced:
December 01, 2010

Check it out at Script-Showcase.com

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