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A few of the amazing #contests and other calls for submissions for aspiring authors that I've stumbled upon recently.

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New Voices Awards- Lee & Low Books. Just a few weeks left to enter! (September is the deadline) Writing Contests, Illustrators, 30th, The Voice, Awards, Writer, September, Author, Baseball Cards

New Voices Writing Contest for Picture Books | Lee & Low Books

The New Voices Award is a writing contest held annually by Lee & Low Books for a picture book manuscript by an unpublished author of color or Indigenous/Native author.

This free contest for writers of young adult fiction (any category) is hosted by Writer's Digest, and judged by agent Eric Smith of PS Literary. Writing Contests, Writing Tips, Online Contest, Young Adult Fiction, Thriller, Judges, Romance, Free, Eric Smith

18th Free "Dear Lucky Agent" Contest: Thriller / Mystery / Suspense

If you are coming to this post looking for the YA contest, find it here:

Carissa Taylor: Contest Madness (various pitch contests and the like) Writing Contests, Writing Resources, Dental Supplies, Art Supplies, Faber Castell, Drawing Tools, Art Tutorials, Pitch, Graffiti

2021 Pitch Contest Calendar

(last updated Jan 6, 2021) If you're a writer querying a completed manuscript, the waiting time can be torture. Pitch contests make the process a lot more exciting. Polish your query or twitter pitch and join in the fun! See also: Previous #Pitmad Winning Pitches March 2016 || Jan 2013 || March 2013 || Sept 2014 Pitch Myths || Pitch Recipes || Pitch Generator Using Tweetdeck to Monitor Contests Query Critique Calendar 2021 Pitch Contest Calendar Contest Calendar below! Enter these Twitter…

It's In The Details: Picture Book Party in July September Pictures, Writing Contests, Book Writer, Chapter Books, Submissive, Tweety, Author, April 4th, Party

September Picture Book Party

We are doing it again! (And yes I recycled this post. So much to do. No time for fresh material.)Spunky. Adorable. Heartwarming. Those are some of the words that describe picture/chapter books. I'm happy to join with Sharon Chriscoe to do a little something for a group that is left out of most contests. This mini-contest is for you! And if you don't write picture/chapter books please don't run away. I NEED YOUR HELP NOTIFYING PICTURE BOOK WRITERS. This contest is such short notice that I…

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#pg70pit

#pg70pit has not yet been announced for 2018. It will not happen in July as that interferes with my first MFA residency. Subscribe to be notified when it will be back! Are you an agent? Skip to the…

Shannon Dittemore is the author of the Angel Eyes trilogy . She has an overactive imagination and a passion for truth. Her lifelong journe. Writing Contests, Writing Resources, Writing Tips, Future Quotes, Author Quotes, Writing Inspiration, Storyboard, Regrets, Constellations

Go Teen Writers: SHOW ME Contest

Shannon Dittemore is the author of the Angel Eyes trilogy. She has an overactive imagination and a passion for truth. Her lifelong journey to combine the two is responsible for a stint at Portland Bible College, performances with local theater companies, and a focus on youth and young adult ministry. For more about Shan, check out her website, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Today, we're going to stretch our SHOWING skills. We've talked a little about the difference between showing and…

MWA 2014 Literary Contest Submissions - Maryland Writers' Association - Dedicated to the Art, Business, and Craft of Writing Since 1988 - Contests Writing Contests, Submissive, Maryland, Writers, Author, Business, Crafts, Art, Art Background

Dedicated to the Art, Business, and Craft of Writing Since 1988 - Contests

MWA 2014 Literary Contest Submissions - Maryland Writers' Association - Dedicated to the Art, Business, and Craft of Writing Since 1988 - Contests

Happy reading wherever you are and whenever you get a free chance! Writing Contests, Cash Prize, Happy Reading, Gift Certificates, Book Stuff, Your Story, Short Stories, Flag, Author

EFC Short Story Contest - Every Free Chance Books

This contest is now over. We will let you know when the next one begins! EFC Short Story Contest 2015 We want you to write something fresh, original, and no more than 10,000 words. We’re looking for a story with solid structure, content, and characterization, and we get really cranky about improper grammar. We […]

Pitchmas in July - List of Agents & Editors! Writing Help, Writing Tips, Write Drunk Edit Sober, Writing Contests, A Writer's Life, December 2014, Submissive, Announcement, Novels

#PitchMAS: December 2014's dates have been SET!

More details coming soon! FRIDAY 12/5/14 *PITCH-HONING WORKSHOP* (A blog post will go LIVE on 12/5, right here on the PitchMAS blog, where you will post your pitches in the COMMENT SECTION. Your peers will then hop around and critique/advise you on what works/doesn't work. Tamara and Jessa WILL NOT be participating in the workshop; this is for peer critique/help only.) SUNDAY 12/7/14 - MONDAY 12/8/14 *SUBMISSION WINDOW* For this event, we will be accepting your 35-word pitch submissions VIA…

Show, Don’t Tell. This is something we say quite a bit at WHW. As most of you know, our thesaurus collections are packed with inspiring ways to help you ‘show’ so you can craft compelling fiction that readers feel they … Continue reading → Writing Advice, Writing Resources, Writing Prompts, Writing Ideas, Writing Workshop, Writing Contests, Workshop Ideas, Writing Skills, Writers Help

via JK Rock on Google+: "We're extending the deadline for our Seth Reines Fan Fiction Contest to 10/30! Submit a 500-3,000 word piece about this awesome hero in the CAMP BOYFRIEND series and you'll be entered to win a critique of your own YA or adult romance proposal (chapter and synopsis) by Joanne and Karen."

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About That Exciting Announcement I Promised Last Week

Happy Monday, everyone! I hope you all had a lovely weekend! Last week I told you I had something exciting to tell you today and I do! ...

A Conversation with Carrie Howland, Literary Agent at Donadio & Olsen Writing Contests, Carry On, Conversation, Books, Olsen, Carrie, Writers, Street, Life

Nightmare on Query Street 2014 AGENTS

The big day is fast approaching. The submission window is October 15th-17th, and the awesome agents will request from the 28th-30th. Click here to find out all about the contest. Don't forget to enter to win my free pass. And, so, SPEAKING ABOUT AGENTS.... I'm very excited. Because we've got amazing agents lined up for you, and a diverse selection of them. New agents, established agents, agents new to contests, agents experienced with contests. Agents with genre preferences ranging all over…

Last year I had you name the frogs living on my deck to win a free pass. But sadly the frogs are not like swallows. Writing Contests, Swallows, Frogs, Street, Swallow, Walkway

Free Pass into Nightmare on Query Street

Last year I had you name the frogs living on my deck to win a free pass. They were awfully cute. But sadly the frogs are not like swallows. They didn't come back this year. That means a whole new contest! This year we finally got visitors to our hummingbird feeder. My cousins in Iowa had feeders on their porch and they were swarming with the little birdies. Like dozens at a time, waiting in line. We are not quite so lucky, or maybe as beginners we haven't earned such a flock. This is our…

Happy reading wherever you are and whenever you get a free chance! Writing Contests, Cash Prize, Happy Reading, Gift Certificates, Book Stuff, Your Story, Short Stories, Flag, Author

EFC Short Story Contest - Every Free Chance Books

This contest is now over. We will let you know when the next one begins! EFC Short Story Contest 2015 We want you to write something fresh, original, and no more than 10,000 words. We’re looking for a story with solid structure, content, and characterization, and we get really cranky about improper grammar. We […]

Love & Life & Learning: It's Not a Competition (Just a Contest)! Life Lesson -- Including my Pitch Wars Mentor Video Bloopers! Writing Contests, Life Learning, Love Life, Pitch, Life Lessons, Competition, War, Life Lesson Quotes

Pitch Wars Bloopers

My 30-second mentor video for Pitch Wars 2014 may look amazing, but I went through nearly 40 takes to get it there! Here are some of the moments that didn't ...