Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Opportunities in the Great Big Literary World- Contests

Song of the Day: "Unwritten" by Natasha Beddingfield


Hello All! The song of the day is quite fitting. I've hunted down some new contests. Check it out.

1. The Story Prize
    This contest is for an author that has a collection of short fiction. If your collection  
     is chosen you will win $20,000! Two runners-up will receive $5,000 each! The
     deadline is July 15, 2010 and the entry fee is $75. To view the official
     contest rules visit the link below:

     http://www.thestoryprize.org/

2. 2010 Autumn House Fiction Contest
    One book-length manuscript will be awarded $2,500. Winners will also receive  publication, a $1,000
    advance against royalties, and a $1,500 travel grant to participate in the 2011 Autumn House Master
    Author Series in Pittsburgh. All genres are accepted, the entry fee is $25.00, and you must submit your
    manuscript by June 30, 2010. For the official details click the link below:

     http://www.autumnhouse.org/contest-submissions/#fiction

3. Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize
    Fiction is read by Hunger Mountain editors and guest judges. The first place winner will receive $1,000
    and publication. Two honorable mentions will receive $100 each. Entry Fee is $20.00 and the deadline is
    June 30, 2010. Get the details from the link below:

    http://www.hungermtn.org/short-fiction-prize/

    There you have it. Opportunity is knocking, now do something about it!

5 comments:

  1. Thanks for the links! I love "Unwritten". I'm actually going to play it at a wedding later on this summer.

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  2. I’m giving you a blogger award because your blog’s one of the best that I’ve read. :)
    http://parafantasy.blogspot.com/

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  3. Ooh, great contests! Thanks for keeping us in the know. :)

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  4. This contest announcement had me at $20,000!!! Are you kidding? I need to enter that, like, NOW!

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  5. Thank you for the comments everyone!

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