Song of the Day: More by Usher
1. Wow (Women on Writing) Spring Flash Fiction Contest
A quarterly contest open to writers globally. The first place winner will receive a cash prize of $300, $25 Amazon gift card, an e-book pack, an interview with WOW and publication on the WOW website. Second place will receive a prize of $200, a $25 Amazon gift card, an e-book pack, an interview with WOW and publication on the WOW website. Third place receives $100, a $25 Amazon gift card, an e-book pack, an interview with WOW and publication on the WOW website. Seven runners up will also each win $25 Amazon gift card, an e-book pack, entry published on WOW website, and an interview with WOW. Ten honorable mentions will win a $20 Amazon gift card, an e-book pack, and their name, state and the title of their story published to the WOW website. (Tons of prizes!) I had to mention this contest because my big sis Pam Harris' agent Sarah Lapolla of Curtis Brown, LTD is guest judging! The entry fee is $10 and the contest deadline is May 31, 2011.
2. Lori M. Lee's 100 Followers Contest
There is an awesome contest happening over at Lori M. Lee's blog. The first place winner will be able to choose one of three prizes: a bust sketch, ten page critique or $30 Borders gift card. The Second place winner will be able choose one of two prizes: a five page critique and a $15 Borders gift card. For details visit her blog.
3. Twin Feather Publishing- Soaring Above Essay Contest
According to the contest site:
"Have you dreamed of being a published writer? Do you have an inspiring story of recovery or overcoming obstacles to share? We want to hear your story! The first prize winner will receive a hot air balloon ride for two, as well as publication in Twin Feather’s upcoming book. All entries will be considered for publication."
Entries should be between 1,000 and 5,000 words. There is no entry fee and the contest closes on May 31, 2011.
Call for Submissions:
1. Heavy Feather Review
A new literary magazine seeks short fiction, poetry, original photography/art, short comics, creative non-fiction, and hybrid for their first issue. They are also looking for people willing to write reviews and conduct interviews.
2. NthWord Magazine
Nth Word is an online magazine currently accepting original interviews, articles on culture, social media and entertainment, flash fiction, short stories and visual art.
As always don't forget about Black Fox Literary Magazine's Fiction Contest! We are also accepting submissions for our inaugural issue. Submit by June 1, 2011. Happy Writing! :)