Writing Contests: All about love

Pull out your quill and enter some writing contestsGood Housekeeping holds several writing contests every year, and in their latest one they want to hear your love story. Whether it is an old flame, the love of a lifetime, a forever friend or a passion, if you can tell your tale in under 3,ooo words, you might be eligible to win $2,000 and possible publication in next year’s magazine.

Entries are due by September 1, 2014, and you can find submission guidelines and official rules here.

Good luck!

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Writing Contests: A little romance

Choose your weapon for these writing contestsA little romance can go a long way in writing contests, and that holds true for this year’s Dixie Kane contest. Each participant in the contest will get a detailed review by an experienced judge.

Writers who specialize in historical romance, paranormal, inspirational or literary genres should gather their first five pages and the $15 entry fee by July 15, 2014.

Good luck!

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Writing Contests: Flash fiction summer

Writing contests require your final draftThis is a summer for flash fiction writing contests. Luminous Creatures Press is holding 10 flash fiction contests every Thursday staring June 19, 2014.

You’ll have until the following Saturday to post your 500 word story in the website’s comments and see how many rounds of the summer writing contests you can win.

There’s no fee to enter, just hop over to the blog and check out the prompts every week.

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Writing Contests: Dialogue Only

Enter writing contests to tell your storyIs your dialogue strong enough to win writing contests? Let’s find out.

Bartleby Snopes Literary Magazine wants to read a story of only dialogue. The entry cannot use any narration, including tag lines of he said or she said, and must be under 2,000 words. Other than those rules, your entry does not have to follow standard dialogue rules.

There is a $10 entry fee, and all entries have to be received by September 15, 2014.For tips on writing great dialogue or to enter, visit Bartleby’s website for past winners.Good luck!

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Writing Contests: Finding the world’s best story

Pull out your quill and enter some writing contestsUnlike other writing contests, this one spans all genres. The World’s Best Story is looking for a tale that will span all media genres — from print to video games, blogs to film and everything in between. If you think you have an all-encompassing story of at least 50,000 words that falls under general fiction, mystery, fantasy, horror, romance, young adult or action, you can enter the free contest for your chance to win a publishing contract and several other prizes.Interested writers can enter their manuscripts for free at The World’s Best Story website, but make sure to read all the rules and guidelines first.

Submissions are due August 13, 2014.

Good luck!

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