IN-Person with Ozark Writers League October 2021

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

Sunspot Rigel 2021 Contest

Anything seems to go for this contest ($5 entry fee; $750 prize to winner). Rigel 2021 Contest Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, or Art No restrictions on theme or category. See guidelines for details. Open: April 1, 2021 Close: June 30, 2021 Entry fee: $5 Prize: $750 cash and publication Enter through Sunspot’s Submittable Form According to… Continue reading Sunspot Rigel 2021 Contest

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Deadlines for Indie Awards, Nimrod, and Austin Film, 2021

Here is a line-up of contests and award competitions with deadlines in February, April, and May. Next Generation Indie Book Awards—Deadline: February 12, 2021 The Next Generation Indie Book Awards program is still accepting entries written in English and released in 2019, 2020,or 2021. The awards are presented by the Independent Book Publishing Professional Group. All… Continue reading Deadlines for Indie Awards, Nimrod, and Austin Film, 2021

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Some Lucky Writer with Young Children Will Win Time To Write at Dairy Hollow

For writers who are also parents of young children, finding time to write can a daunting challenge. In an effort to help such writers find some undisturbed writing time, the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow is offering the My Time Fellowship, funded by the Sustainable Arts Foundation. Writers who are parents of dependent children under… Continue reading Some Lucky Writer with Young Children Will Win Time To Write at Dairy Hollow

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Time To Compete for the 2021 Next Generation Indie Book Awards

The 2021 Next Generation Indie Book Awards is open to all independent book authors and publishers: university presses, self-published authors, e-book authors, seasoned authors and even first time authors in the U.S., Canada or internationally who have a book, a manuscript, or a galley proof written in English and published in 2019, 2020 or 2021 or… Continue reading Time To Compete for the 2021 Next Generation Indie Book Awards

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Go Ahead, Write That Novel!

With everything else going on, the opening of NaNoWriMo got lost in the shuffle. However, today is only November 3 so you can still get in there and start churning out that book you’ve been thinking about writing. You can find all the information here. Go for it! Focusing on your writing will provide the… Continue reading Go Ahead, Write That Novel!

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Illuminating Black Lives Fellowship Extended into November

Good news for November– the submission due date for the Illuminating Black Lives fellowship has been extended to Monday, November 30. The winner will be announced by Friday, December 18.​ Writers are invited to explore the African-American experience via any literary genre: fiction or nonfiction, poetry or prose, or a combination. It may take place… Continue reading Illuminating Black Lives Fellowship Extended into November

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Fellowships Available at Writers’ Colony Dairy Hollow

Two two-week fellowships in one of the cozy suites at Dairy Hollow in picturesque Eureka Springs are available to writers working on the specific topics. Illuminating Black Lives This fellowship invites writers to explore the African-American experience. The work may be in any literary genre: fiction or nonfiction, poetry or prose, or a combination. It… Continue reading Fellowships Available at Writers’ Colony Dairy Hollow

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