Sunday, January 4, 2015

Contest & Conference Update

Happy New Year, Everyone!

With the start of a new year, we get back into our day to day routine. For writers this means thinking about contests and conferences. Here are a few you may want to check out…


2015 Cleveland Rocks Romance Contest; sponsored by Northeast Ohio RWA; Deadline, February 14, 2015; Entry should consist of first chapter up to 5,000 words for novel, first chapter up to 2,000 words for novella; FMI,

2015 California Hooker Contest; sponsored by OCC RWA, LA Romance Authors, San Diego RWA, East Valley Authors; Deadline, February 15, 2015; Entry should consist of the first three pages of an unpublished manuscript; FMI,

2015 Central PA Writing Contest; sponsored by York College of PA; Deadline February 27, 2015; Submit your best unpublished short story not exceeding 1,500 words; FMI,


San Francisco Writers Conference, February 12-15, 2015; Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Francisco, CA; FMI, 

Portland Writing Workshop, February 20, 2015, Radisson Hotel Portland Airport, Portland, OR; FMI,

2015 California Dreamin’ Writers Conference, March 27-29, 2015; Embassy Suites, Brea, CA; FMI

Have a great week, Everyone!

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