With writers as the focus, the Austin Film Festival began in 1993 and is still going strong. This year’s dates are October 27—November 3, 2022. All details are available on the AFF site. One of the many features of the festival is a screenwriting competition. The first deadline for the 2022 Script Competition passed on… Continue reading Opportunities for Screenwriters—2022 Austen Film Festival
The early submission deadline has passed, but there is still time for screenwriters and filmmakers to submit scripts for the 2022 Austin Film Festival competitions. Two submission deadlines remain. Late Deadline: June 24 Extended Deadline: July 8 AFF is accredited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, making all Jury Award-winning Narrative Short,… Continue reading Still Time to Submit Screenplays for 2022 AFF
For 42 years, Nimrod has hosted an in-person, all-day writing conference in conjunction with the publication of our fall issue. This year’s in-person events have been cancelled owing to the pandemic, but a virtual creative writing program will be offered. This year’s programming will feature several months of craft talks/writing workshops, Q&As, readings, and more. More offerings… Continue reading Nimrod Fall 2021 Virtual Creative Writing Programming
The Ozark Writers League returns to Branson, Missouri, live and IN-person October 22-23 with their annual conference. Network with fellow writers, artists, and photographers, learn new tricks, and, best of all, ignite your passion for your craft. Fee for the conference is included in the membership. Contest entry is $15 for over two dozen categories… Continue reading IN-Person with Ozark Writers League October 2021
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the C.D. Wright Women Writers Conference will be taking a hiatus for November 2021. The Conference plans to re-organize and re-envision the future of the conference. Watch for emails and future notification updates as they plan for 20222.
Gotta get outta town? No better place than the 77th Annual Arkansas Writers Conference in Little Rock June 5, 2021. This in-person, one day, local conference offers craft sessions, contest winners, and 20-minute pitch sessions for your upcoming novel. Take a look at our photo gallery.
We didn’t know it at the time, but the 14th Books in Bloom Literary Festival held in 2019 was the last. When the 15th Books in Bloom Literary Festival set for May 2020 was cancelled owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, its sponsors had a year to think about what should happen in 2021. The festival… Continue reading Alas! Books in Bloom No More
Homebound writers may want to check out the Online Kauai Writers Conference. A co-production of Poets & Writers, The Kauai Writers Conference meets online most Sundays at 6 pm. Central time. Interactive online Zoom sessions include talks, workshops, and master classes by renowned authors. So far in December, the featured authors have been Richard Russo… Continue reading Kauai Writers Conference Online
The Fall Nonfiction Writers Conference for November 2020 features eight speakers over two days and content-rich learning sessions. This event is completely virtual. All sessions are delivered via webinar, so participants can attend from anywhere—no travel is required. Pricing starts at $99 for live access only. The price goes up for additional privileges: Ask-a-Pro sessions,… Continue reading Virtual Nonfiction Writers’ Conference November 12-13, 2020
2020 Virtual Conference for Readers and Writers Sponsor: Nimrod International Journal Date: Currently underway. Closing date: November 18, 2020 Cost: All panel discussions, craft talks/workshops, readings, and Q&As are free and open to the public, but donations are requested. One-on-One Critique Sessions range in price from $15-$25. Activities: virtual panel discussions, craft talks/writing workshops, Q&As,… Continue reading Three Virtual Events for Writers and Readers