Sunday, July 26, 2015

Writing Contest Update!

For unpublished writers, contests are an extremely important stop on that road to publication. Aside from the opportunity to final or win, the feedback from judges is often invaluable.

Here's the lowdown on several approaching deadlines. Good luck!

"2015 Red Hen Press Short Story Award," sponsored by Red Hen Press; deadline, July 31, 2015; Entry, Original Short Story up to 25 pages; FMI,

"Flash Fiction Contest," sponsored by Women on Writing (WOW!); deadline, August 31, 2015; short fiction -- 750 words max; FMI,

"Heart to Heart Contest," sponsored by San Francisco Area Romance Writers; deadline, August 31, 2015; Entry, the initial scene where your hero and heroine meet; 15 pages with a one-page set up; FMI,

"2015 Melody of Love Contest," sponsored by Music City Romance Writers; deadline, September 7, 2015; Entry, first chapter up to 25 pages; FMI,

Have a great week, Everyone!

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  1. I was a finalist in Heart to Heart! It was such a great feeling!

  2. Yes, it is. Was the entry about those crazy muses???? Thanks for visiting, Red!