The Writers’ Workshop of Asheville is sponsoring two writing competitions, open to any writer regardless of residence. The awards for both contests are:
1st Place: Your choice of a 3 night stay at our Mountain Muse B&B, 3 free workshops, or 75 pages line-edited and revised by our editorial staff.
2nd Place: 2 night stay at our B&B; or 2 free workshops; or 50 pages line-edited
3rd Place: One free workshop; or 25 pages line-edited
10 Honorable Mentions
Hard Times Essay Contest – Deadline: Extended to July 30, 2014.
Write about a difficult experience in your life, how you overcame this obstacle, and how you were changed by it. Winning stories will be chosen for originality and creative writing style. Stories should be previously unpublished, and should not exceed 5,000 words (double-spaced, 12 point font).
Your name, address, email and title of work should appear on a separate cover sheet. The entry fee per submission is $25 ($20 for Workshop members).
Multiple entries are accepted. Enclose SASE for critique and list of winners. Make check or money order payable to The Writers’ Workshop, and mail to: Hard Times Contest, 387 Beaucatcher Road, Asheville, NC 28805.
Literary Fiction Contest – Deadline: Postmarked by August 30, 2014.
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 All work must be unpublished.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 per submission is $25 ($20 for Workshop members). 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.