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A few of the amazing #contests and other calls for submissions for aspiring authors that I've stumbled upon recently.

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Shannon Dittemore is the author of the Angel Eyes trilogy . She has an overactive imagination and a passion for truth. Her lifelong journe. Writing Contests, Writing Resources, Writing Tips, Future Quotes, Author Quotes, Writing Inspiration, Regrets, Storyboard, Constellations

SHOW ME Contest | Go Teen Writers

Shannon Dittemore is the author of the Angel Eyes trilogy. She has an overactive imagination and a passion for truth. Her lifelong journey to combine the two is responsible for a stint at Portland Bible College, performances with local theater companies, and a focus on youth and young adult ministry. For more about Shan, check out her website, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Today, we're going to stretch our SHOWING skills. We've talked a little about the difference between showing and…

Carissa Taylor: Contest Madness (various pitch contests and the like) Writing Contests, Writing Resources, Dental Supplies, Art Supplies, Faber Castell, Drawing Tools, Art Tutorials, Pitch, Calendar

2020 Pitch Contest Calendar

(last updated Apr 4, 2020) If you're a writer querying a completed manuscript, the waiting time can be torture. Pitch contests make the process a lot more exciting. Polish your query or twitter pitch and join in the fun! See also: Previous #Pitmad Winning Pitches March 2016 || Jan 2013 || March 2013 || Sept 2014 Pitch Myths || Pitch Recipes || Pitch Generator Using Tweetdeck to Monitor Contests Query Critique Calendar 2020 Pitch Contest Calendar Contest Calendar below! Enter these Twitter…

Write Club Flash Fiction Writing Contest - Submissions open until 31 May 2014 Tony Evans, Writing Contests, Christian Encouragement, Fiction Writing, Blog Tips, Best Quotes, Club, Boxing Gloves, God

WRiTE CLUB 2014

WRiTE CLUB 2014 Preliminary Rounds Round 1 - Little Darlin vs Lord Codpiece / Winner - Lord Codpiece Round 2 - NotAnna vs...

Write Club flash fiction writing contest - Submissions open until 31 May 2014 Tony Evans, Writing Contests, Christian Encouragement, Fiction Writing, Blog Tips, Best Quotes, Club, Boxing Gloves, God

WRiTE CLUB 2014

WRiTE CLUB 2014 Preliminary Rounds Round 1 - Little Darlin vs Lord Codpiece / Winner - Lord Codpiece Round 2 - NotAnna vs...

Happy reading wherever you are and whenever you get a free chance! Writing Contests, Cash Prize, Happy Reading, Book Stuff, Your Story, Short Stories, Certificate, Flag, Holiday

EFC Short Story Contest - Every Free Chance Books

This contest is now over. We will let you know when the next one begins! EFC Short Story Contest 2015 We want you to write something fresh, original, and no more than 10,000 words. We’re looking for a story with solid structure, content, and characterization, and we get really cranky about improper grammar. We […]

Happy reading wherever you are and whenever you get a free chance! Writing Contests, Cash Prize, Happy Reading, Book Stuff, Your Story, Short Stories, Certificate, Flag, Holiday

EFC Short Story Contest - Every Free Chance Books

This contest is now over. We will let you know when the next one begins! EFC Short Story Contest 2015 We want you to write something fresh, original, and no more than 10,000 words. We’re looking for a story with solid structure, content, and characterization, and we get really cranky about improper grammar. We […]

This free contest for writers of young adult fiction (any category) is hosted by Writer's Digest, and judged by agent Eric Smith of PS Literary. Writing Contests, Writing Tips, Online Contest, Young Adult Fiction, Thriller, Judges, Romance, Free, Eric Smith

18th Free "Dear Lucky Agent" Contest: Thriller / Mystery / Suspense

If you are coming to this post looking for the YA contest, find it here:

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#pg70pit

#pg70pit has not yet been announced for 2018. It will not happen in July as that interferes with my first MFA residency. Subscribe to be notified when it will be back! Are you an agent? Skip to the…

Pitchmas in July - List of Agents & Editors! Writing Help, Writing Tips, Write Drunk Edit Sober, Writing Contests, A Writer's Life, December 2014, Submissive, Novels, Dating

#PitchMAS: December 2014's dates have been SET!

More details coming soon! FRIDAY 12/5/14 *PITCH-HONING WORKSHOP* (A blog post will go LIVE on 12/5, right here on the PitchMAS blog, where you will post your pitches in the COMMENT SECTION. Your peers will then hop around and critique/advise you on what works/doesn't work. Tamara and Jessa WILL NOT be participating in the workshop; this is for peer critique/help only.) SUNDAY 12/7/14 - MONDAY 12/8/14 *SUBMISSION WINDOW* For this event, we will be accepting your 35-word pitch submissions VIA…

20 different kinds of essay hooks How to Write a Good Hook for Your Essay. These types of hooks start by surprising the reader with something. This was actually really helpful for my. Writing Contests, Making Connections, Getting Organized, Pitch, Prompts, Drake, Editor, Schedule, Madness

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CONTEST SCHEDULE In an effort to relieve contest fatigue for agents, plus with my future editing schedule and book release ahead for me, I’m making some changes to my contests. There won’t be a Pitch Madness this September. Instead, I’m moving Pitch Wars into its spot and adding more mentors. Pitch Madness will be held …

New Voices Awards- Lee & Low Books. Just a few weeks left to enter! (September is the deadline) Writing Contests, Illustrators, 30th, The Voice, Writer, Awards, September, Author, Shit Happens

New Voices Writing Contest for Picture Books | Lee & Low Books

The New Voices Award is a writing contest held annually by Lee & Low Books for a picture book manuscript by an unpublished author of color or Native/Indigenous author.

It's In The Details: Picture Book Party in July September Pictures, Writing Contests, Book Writer, Chapter Books, Submissive, Author, April 4th, Day, I'm Happy

September Picture Book Party

We are doing it again! (And yes I recycled this post. So much to do. No time for fresh material.)Spunky. Adorable. Heartwarming. Those are some of the words that describe picture/chapter books. I'm happy to join with Sharon Chriscoe to do a little something for a group that is left out of most contests. This mini-contest is for you! And if you don't write picture/chapter books please don't run away. I NEED YOUR HELP NOTIFYING PICTURE BOOK WRITERS. This contest is such short notice that I…

Love & Life & Learning: It's Not a Competition (Just a Contest)! Life Lesson -- Including my Pitch Wars Mentor Video Bloopers! Writing Contests, Life Learning, Love Life, Pitch, Life Lessons, Competition, War, In This Moment

Pitch Wars Bloopers

My 30-second mentor video for Pitch Wars 2014 may look amazing, but I went through nearly 40 takes to get it there! Here are some of the moments that didn't ...

Art work thanks to Veronica Bartles Time for my latest mini-contest! Writing Contests, Giveaways, Announcement, Thankful, Author, News, Books, Libros, Book

IN WITH THE NEW CONTEST Announcement

Art work thanks to Veronica Bartles Time for my latest mini-contest! You’ve heard that old expression In with the New. Well this contest is all about the NEW! 238 years ago the United States was a new country. What better way to celebrate July than with something new. (Look for it on twitter under #NewAgent) New things can be great. It’s fun to try new foods. It’s great to vacation in new spots. I’m all about making new friends. New agents are another source of new potential, and they are…

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the latter often called "the Great American Novel Adventures Of Tom Sawyer, Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn, Beat Generation, American Literature, Classic Literature, Jack Kerouac, Mark Twain Quotes, History Books, Famous Quotes

Mark Twain Humor Contest

The Mark Twain House & Museum’s Inaugural “Royal Nonesuch” Humor Writing Contest for writers of all ages from all corners of the globe! Recognizing that Samuel Clemens (aka: Mark Tw…