YA fellowship offered by Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow

“Dancing in the Rain” is a fellowship for writers of mid-grade or young adult (YA) literature. Candidates should be working on a chapter book that provides inspiration and hope for those struggling with the hardships and challenges that life often metes out. The successful application will demonstrate insight, honesty, literary merit, and the likelihood of… Continue reading YA fellowship offered by Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow

Still Time to Submit Screenplays for 2022 AFF

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

Act NOW to Get OWFI Early Bird Discount

The Annual OWFI (Oklahoma Writers’, Inc.) Conference is scheduled for  May 5 – 7, 2022. This year the conference will be held at the Will Rogers Embassy Suites, Oklahoma City. The Early Bird Registration ends March15. Register by then and save  $25. Participants can attend in person or virtually. Click here to register for in-person. Click here to register for the… Continue reading Act NOW to Get OWFI Early Bird Discount

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Memoir-Writing Workshop March 7-25, 2022

Writing coach Marilyn Collins is offering a three-week online writing kshop focused on writing stories about people such as friends, teachers, co-workers, neighbors, and even pets that have enriched your and your family’s lives. Register here.

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Feel Strongly About Climate? Write About It!

The Extinction Rebellion Creative Hub offers a place to publish poetry and fiction on the topic of climate from a global, regional, or local perspective. Submission Guidelines

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Two Paid Artist-in-Residency Spots Available in Dardanelle

On the chance that artists other than writers (including traditional craftspeople) read this blog, here’s an opportunity worth investigating. McElroy House in Dardanelle, Arkansas has partnered with Sipp Culture and the Artists at Work program to bring two local artists in residence for a year long community-based partnership. Check it out at the McElroy House… Continue reading Two Paid Artist-in-Residency Spots Available in Dardanelle

Winter Writing Workshop

Writing coach Marilyn Collins is offering a three-week writing workshop limited to twelve writers.

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Berkley Open Submissions December 7—January 9

Berkley, a subsidiary of Penguin Random House, has announced an open submission opportunity. At Berkley, we strive to publish commercial fiction that reflects the world we live in and to bring readers stories that encompass a full range of backgrounds, experiences and unique perspectives. With the Berkley Open Submission Program we are opening a direct… Continue reading Berkley Open Submissions December 7—January 9

Family History Workshop at FayLib 4 December 2021

Arkansas author and writing coach Marilyn H. Collins is offering a writing workshop at the Fayetteville Public Library on December 4, 2021, from 10 am until noon. This workshop, “Whose Story Will You Tell?” is targeted to non-professional writers who want to collect “remember-when” stories of the kind told at family gatherings. Participants will learn… Continue reading Family History Workshop at FayLib 4 December 2021