Posts Tagged ‘ writing contests ’

365K Club: Another week, another record

It's time for another check-in with my 365K Club comings and goings. Word counts, please! January 16, Day 16: 882 words January 17, Day 17: 630 words January 18, Day 18: 698 words January 19, Day 19: 1,236 words (woohoo - my highest word count so far this year!) January 20, Day 20: 0 words (followed by a big ol' goose egg for writing, although I did spend approximately an hour Continue Reading...

Looking for a challenge? Submit your short fiction to this contest!

There are lots of short story contests out there, but not all of them offer you a chance to win publication and $200 cash! I'll be one of the judges in the inaugural eBook Me Up Short Story Contest, and if you're looking for cash and prestige, this is a contest worth entering. Here's a little more info on what the competition is all about, and how you could win! The eBook Me Up Continue Reading...

New writing contests featured at Black Heart

For those looking for writing contests, there's a doozy of a revenge fiction contest up now at Spinetingler. I've decided to add a new section to Black Heart entitled "Writing Contest of the Week" to gather up some of my faves, and they're the first victims of my enthusiasm, so g'wan and check it out already. And, if you're so inclined, remember there's a Dzanc Books Creative Writing Sessions Continue Reading...

2010: Time for a Short Story Challenge

I'm constantly debating with myself whether or not it's worthwhile to enter writing contests, since I hate paying the entry fees when I have no idea how many potential contestants I'm actually up against. It seems a bit unfair not to know your odds. I mean, even people playing the lottery can at least envision their one-in-10-million chances and decide for themselves whether it's worth the buck Continue Reading...

3-Day Novel countdown

I've come up with a title and general idea for my 3-Day Novel. I'm calling it Escape From Montreal, and it'll be exactly like Escape From New York, except everything will be completely different. Currently, I'm envisioning it as a sci-fi tale, set in the near future. The heroes of the story are artistic souls, trapped on an island that's stuck in the 1960s and slowly crumbling. Kinda like Continue Reading...