The Writers’ Workshop: Fiction and Memoirs Contests

19 October 2013

  The Writers’ Workshop of Asheville is sponsoring two contests, Fiction and Memoirs, open to any writer regardless of residence. The awards for both contests are:

 1ST PLACE:  Your choice of a 3 night stay at The Mountain Muse B&B in Asheville; or 3 free online workshops; or 100 pages line-edited and revised by our editorial staff

2nd PLACE: 2 night stay at the B&B; or 2 free workshops; or 50 pages line-edited

3rd PLACE:  One free workshop, or 25 pages line-edited

10 Honorable Mentions

Fiction Contest

Deadline: Postmarked by October 30, 2013.

Guidelines:

 Submit a short story or chapter of a novel of 5,000 words or less.  Multiple entries are accepted.  All work must be unpublished.

Pages should be paper clipped, with your name, address, phone and title of work on a cover sheet. Double-space, and use 12 point font.

The entry fee is $25 per story.  Enclose self-addressed stamped envelope for critique and list of winners. Make check or money order payable to The Writers’ Workshop, and mail to: Fiction Contest, 387 Beaucatcher Road, Asheville, NC  28805.

Emailed submissions may be sent to writersw@gmail.com, with “Fiction Contest” in the subject.  No cover sheet or SASE is necessary. The entry fee is payable online at www.twwoa.org.

25th  Annual Memoirs Competition

Deadline: Postmarked by November 30, 2013.

 Guidelines:

 Submit a memoir of 5,000 words or less.  Multiple entries are accepted.  All work must be unpublished. Pages should be paper clipped, with your name, address, email, phone and title of work also on a cover sheet. Double-space, and use 12 point font.

The entry fee is $25 per story.  Enclose self-addressed stamped envelope for critique and list of winners.   

Please make check or money order payable to The Writers’ Workshop, and mail to:

Memoirs Contest, 387 Beaucatcher Road, Asheville, NC  28805.

Emailed submissions may be sent to writersw@gmail.com, with “Memoirs Contest” in the subject. No cover sheet or SASE is necessary. The entry fee is payable online at www.twwoa.org

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