Thursday, June 28, 2012

submitting: #writing contests and...

The May/June issue of Poets & Writers magazine has an interesting article on Writing Contests
And on that note (from my email inbox)...

The Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review
Awards:  $500 and publication in Eckleburg to first place winner, publication to second and third place winners, listing of titles and names for honorable mentions.
Word Count:  No more than 5000 words
Submissions:  Online
Deadline:  January 1, 2012, Midnight
Entry Fee:  $10

Federation of BC Writers Literary Writes Competition 2012
Awards:  3 prizes of $200 each and winning entries published in Wordworks magazine
Word Count:
Fiction:  200 words
Non-fiction:  200 words
Poetry:  2 pages single-spaced
Submissions:  Online
Deadline:  July 31, 2012
Entry Fee:
1 entry $15 -- 2 entries $25 --for members
1 entry $20 -- 2 entries $20 -- for non-members

Book Awards 
Flashlight Press 'is thrilled to announce that When a Dragon Moves In is a a finalist for the Library of Virginia's Whitney and Scott Cardozo Award for Children's Literature!
Online voting is open to all, today through July 27th!
Every Vote Counts!
Here's how it works:
Go the library website (see link below), click on your favourite title, and provide a valid email address. You will receive an automated email to complete the process. Open the email and click on the link in the body of the message to confirm your vote. It only takes a few seconds!
Click here now to cast your vote!'

Book Launch
Mother Tongue publishing limited is celebrating the long-awaited publication of 
by Christina Johnson-Dean
on Saturday, June 30, 2012 
at ArtSpring
100 Jackson Avenue, Salt Spring Island 
Admission free
Refreshments, books for sale ($32. 95)
Author signing
I'm working on a new manuscript--word by word. I find create my best work better by squirreling away and pacing myself.
Word Count: 10, 750 words
Next post:  Please welcome Author Scarlett Rains


Laurie Buchanan said...

Leanne - This is a great resource list. Thank you!

Author Leanne Dyck said...

You're most welcome, Laurie. And what I love is that it's pulled directly from my email inbox. So much thanks to all those wonderful people who sent me this information.