Friends, you never know! Your writing success may just start with feedback -- or perhaps winning -- a writing contest. Contests are a great way to get your work seen by industry insiders. Here's an update on a few approaching deadlines. Good luck!
15th Annual Writer’s Digest Short Story Competition sponsored by Writer’s Digest Magazine; early bird deadline, November 17, 2014; Entry deadline, December 15, 2014; cash prizes, and winning entry in Writer’s Digest Magazine. FMI, http://www.writersdigest.com/competitions/short-short-story-competition
The Smooch 2015 sponsored by Yosemite Romance Writers; deadline January 9, 2015; Entry “First Kiss” scene, 4-8 pages of an unpublished work. FMI, visit,
2015 Cleveland Rocks Romance Contest sponsored by Northeast Ohio RWA; deadline February 14, 2015, first chapter up to 5,000 words. FMI, visit,
Have a great week, Everyone!
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