Thursday, September 4, 2014

Do you have a book written that you would like to enter into a contest?

3 OCTOBER WRITING CONTESTS lists hundreds of contests for writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, writing for 
children, and more. Here are three with October deadlines:
  • Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest is offered annually to encourage analytical thinking and
  •  excellence in writing-open to high school seniors, undergrads, and graduate students.
  •  More than 80 cash prizes, including a $10,000 top prize. Deadline: October 24.
  • Gerald Cable Book Award is offered annually for the best previously unpublished
  •  debut poetry collection. Top prize is $1,000, publication, and 25 copies of the book. 
  • Deadline:October 15.
  • Indiana Review Fiction Contest is offered for the best previously unpublished short 
  • story. The winner receives $1,000, publication, and contributor copies. Deadline: October 31.
  • Bonus contest! Writer's Digest Popular Fiction Awards is an annual prize for the best
  •  previously unpublished genre fiction (up to 4,000 words). There are six categories: 
  • romance, thriller, young adult, crime, horror, and sci-fi. There is one grand prize of $2,500 cash,
  •  a trip to the 
  • 2015 Writer's Digest Conference, and more! Each category winner also receives $500 cash, 
  • recognition in Writer's Digestmagazine, and more! While it has an early bird deadline
  •  of September 15, the hard deadline is October 15.
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Free Class on Getting a Film Script Agent

Hello, everyone.

This Saturday there will be a free teleconference explaining how to get agent. Check it out.

Looking for an agent?
Over 50 writers have landed an agent or managerusing this ScreenwritingU Model.

 In this two hour class, you will learn:
  • Strategies from over 100 interviews with agents and managers.
  • Step-by-step process for landing an Agent or Manager.
  • The Rules of Engagement with Agents.
  • 8 ways to gain ACCESS to Agents and Managers.

Saturday, Sept 6th, 2014 at 12:00pm (noon) Pacific Time

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