Archive for November, 2013

Arizona Mystery Writers Third Annual Story Contest

23 November 2013

Arizona Mystery Writers Third Annual Story Contest

Deadline is June 1, 2014

$10 entry

Prizes: 1st=$200, 2d=$100, 3d=$75

Mystery, suspense, or thriller, 2500 words max. Blind judging.

Contest rules and entry form on the website:

http://www.arizonamysterywriters.com/?page_id=1449

Past winners on the website.

We are an independent, nonprofit club supporting mystery writing in Arizona.

Contest is open to all.

Contact: amwcontest@gmail.com

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Ginosko Flash Fiction Contest

15 November 2013

Ginosko Flash Fiction Contest:  

$250 Award, $5 entry fee,
deadline March 1, 2014.
Submit up to 2 pieces, 800 words maximum each piece.
 
Final Judges:  Maggie Heaps, Michael Hettich, Gary Lundy, E M Schorb, Larissa Shmailo, Andrena Zawinski, Andrei Guruianu, Robert Paul Cesaretti.
Awarded work will be published in Ginosko Literary Journal, http://GinoskoLiteraryJournal.com/
 
Guidelines and Eligibility:
The Ginosko Flash Fiction Award is for an unpublished work of flash fiction. Awarded piece is selected through a submission process open to all writers with the following exception:
Relatives or individuals having a personal or professional relationship with any of the final judges where they have taken any part whatsoever in shaping the submitted manuscript.
 
Procedures and Considerations:
Please submit work, along with a brief bio, and cover letter if desired, to GinoskoContest@gmail.comAttachments must be in .wps, .doc, .rtf, or .pdf form, otherwise they will not be considered (please include last name on every page submitted). Send print submissions to:
 
CONTEST
Ginosko Literary Journal
PO Box 246
Fairfax, CA 94978
 
Payment Procedures:
Online submissions will receive emailed invoices via PayPal, though you do not need a PayPal account. Print submissions may send $5 in cash or check (made payable to Ginosko Literary Journal) to the above address.
 

 

Last Call for Entries! Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest – Winter 2013-2014

13 November 2013

Attention! The January 16, 2014 deadline is near. Yes, there is still time to submit  your wonderful poems and/or short stories in this competition. Enter today for a chance to win cash prize totaling, 1275.00!

The Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest is open to anyone who loves expressing innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful art of poetry or writing a story that is worth telling everyone! Welcome to all having the ability to dream… Write a poem or short story for a chance to win cash prizes. All works must be original.

Guidelines:

Write a poem, thirty lines or fewer on any subject, style, or form, typed or neatly hand printed.

And/or write a short story, five pages maximum length, on any subject or theme, creative writing fiction or non-fiction (including essay compositions, diary, journal entries and screenwriting). Also, all entries must be typed or neatly hand printed.

Multiple and simultaneous poetry and short story entries are accepted.

Postmark deadline: January 16, 2014

All contest winners will be announced on February 28, 2014

Prizes:

Writing First Prize is $500. Second Prize: $250. Third Prize: $100.

Poetry First Prize is $250. Second Prize: $125. Third Prize: $50.

Entry fees:

$10 per short story, $5 per poem.

To send entries: Include title(s) with your story (ies) or poem(s), along with your name, address, phone#, email, brief biographical info. (Tell us a little about yourself), on the coversheet. Add a self-addressed stamped envelope for entry confirmation. Fees payable to: “DREAMQUESTONE.COM”

Mail to:

Dream Quest One

Poetry & Writing Contest

P.O. Box 3141

Chicago, IL 60654

Visit http://www.dreamquestone.com for details on how to enter!

 

No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude. “And remember, in whatever you do, it’s okay to dream, for dreams do come true.” –Dream Quest One