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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

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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

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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

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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

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2020 Nimrod Literary Awards Open for Submissions

The 2020 Nimrod Literary Awards, The Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction and the Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry, are now open, with a deadline of April 1. The Awards offer first prizes of $2,000 and publication and second prizes of $1,000 and publication, together with a trip to Tulsa to take part in the Nimrod annual

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What Word Do You Think Is Important?

For an entry fee of $10, you can enter the Single Word contest sponsored by the Sunspot Literary Journal. The entry deadline is March 31, 2020. Sunspot produces both digital and print editions. Their digital-only quarterly editions are free to subscribers of Sunspot’s newsletter and visitors to the website. Submit the single word (in any

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Get Ready for 2020 OWFI Writing Contest

Attention Writers! Now is the time to prepare your entries for the 2020 OWFI Writing Contest. The 2020 OWFI (Oklahoma Writers’ Federation Inc.) Conference is set for Friday and Saturday, May 2 and May 2 at the Embassy Suites on South Meridian Avenue in Oklahoma City. The contest entry window is open between January 1

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NANOWRIMO 2019

It’s that time of year when wanna-be novelists can take the leap. NOvember NOvel WRiting MOnth is here. NANOWRIMO is a nonprofit organization that provides tools for writers to schedule a thirty-day writing marathon to produce a 50,000 word first draft by writing every day and recording the daily number of words achieved. NANOWRIMO began

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