Announcing the 2008 Contest:
NATIONAL NOVEL WRITING MONTH: THE LARGEST WRITING CONTEST IN THE WORLD TURNS 10!
Oakland, Calif. --- www.NaNoWriMo.org --- September, 2008 --- There are some who say writing a novel takes awesome talent, strong language skills, academic training, and years of dedication.
Not true. All it really takes is a deadline - a very, very tight deadline - and a whole lot of coffee.
About the International 3-Day Novel Contest
Can you produce a masterwork of fiction in three short days? Now is
your chance to find out. This year's 3-Day Novel Contest will run
Labour Day Weekend, August 30 - September 1, 2008. Registration must be postmarked by August 29th. All writers are welcome to enter, anywhere in the world.
From Taruja Deshmukh:
Last Call for all Writers, Photographers, Videographers
This Friday August 15th is the deadline for First Person Impressions
national competition for documentary and memoir writers, photographers,
Very Short Fiction Award
We are interested in reading your original, unpublished stories!
(We don't publish stories for children, I'm sorry.) Multiple
submissions are fine. (You can send more than one submission per
competition, if you like, or submit the same story for different
categories, if it qualifies). When we accept a story for publication,
we are purchasing first-publication rights. (Once we've published your
story, you are free to, for instance, include it in your own
12th Annual Robert
Hunger Mountain, The Vermont College Journal of Arts & Letters, Announces the Second Annual
HUNGER MOUNTAIN CREATIVE NONFICTION PRIZE
One $1,000.00 prize winner receives publication in the Spring 2009 Issue; two honorable mentions receive $100.00 each.
Judge: Nick Flynn, author of Another Bullshit Night in Suck City: A Memoir.
---- Submission Guidelines ----
All contributors receive books, chapbooks and journals equal to, or more than, the entry fee.
Please mention this to your friends and all others who might be interested!
Electronic and mailed entries must meet these requirements:
1. The manuscript should be at least 48 pages of poetry and no more
than 70 pages of poetry in length. Separations between sections are NOT