Archive for June 4th, 2010

Earth Vision Nature Writing Contest

4 June 2010

Do You Love Nature?

short fiction, creative non-fiction, poetic prose, or poetry

First Prize $500

Two Second Prizes of $100 each

Entry fee $12 (US)

Entries are now invited for the Earth Vision 2010 Nature Writing contest.

The deadline for receipt of entries falls on October 15, 2010.

The EV nature writing contest is held to support the cause of writing on the subject of nature and deep ecology. Any outstanding proceeds support the Earth Vision project.

First prize: $500.
Second and third prizes: $100 each.
Two (or more) honorable mentions.

This contest is open to any writer in English producing an original short piece of fiction, creative non-fiction, poetic prose, or poetry on a theme of nature, deep ecology, spiritual ecology, or any work that has some element of nature woven into it.

Submissions can be published or unpublished material, length to range between 500 and 2500 words per entry (poetry can be smaller). One title per entry, you can enter as many times as you like, new entry fee to accompany each entry. Winners will retain all rights, and will be invited to post their entries on the Earth Vision website.

For further details and information on how to enter go to the Earth Vision Web site at or E mail 

Breathless Press Writing Contest

4 June 2010
Breathless Press 

News Release

For Immediate Release:

For further information contact: Justyn Perry, Publisher at

Breathless Press Will Give 20 Authors the Chance to Shine During The Holidays

Calgary, Alberta- Think the Holidays are months away? If you’re a writer you might want to head to the computer right now because Breathless Press is offering 20 lucky authors and their stories a chance to be featured on their Web site during the months of October and December.

Breathless Press is currently looking for the following stories-

For October-Witches and Demons (stories must contain a demon or witch element).

For December-Naughty or Nice (stories must contain the themed element of being naughty or nice).

All stories must be erotic or be in the category of a 2+ heat rating (please see the Breathless Press site for details), must be under 35k but above 1k, (no flirt lengths). Both categories are open to unpublished and published writers. There will be ten winners in each category. Stories must be original and not have been published elsewhere. Stories will be treated like any other one published by Breathless Press. They will be available from the time they are live to the time the contract expires upon which it may be renewed. Each story will get their own, unique cover with a graphic that sets them apart from regular Breathless Press stories. The author will receive the standard Breathless Press royalty of 35% of net sales. In addition each winner will receive the following-

A $10 gift card for the book or books of their choice on the All Romance eBook Web site .

A $10.00 gift card for Breathless Press

Deadline for the Witches and Demon stories is June 30th, 2010 at 12.00 a.m. Pacific Time

Deadline for the Naughty or Nice stories is September 30th, 2010 at 12.00 a.m. Pacific Time

Stories should be e-mailed to with the contest title in the subject.

Please visit the Breathless Press Website for submission format requirements and/or to view a sample contract. 

Breathless Press: Bedtime Stories for Adults.

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