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July deadlines at the @newpages Big List of Writing Contests |…
Our 8th annual North Street Book Prize received over 1,900 entries. Our judges are eagerly reading your books. We'll announce the results on February 15, 2023.… #selfpublishing
Deadline Aug 15: Grayson Books Poetry Contest; submit an unpublished 50-90 page manuscript to win $1,000 and publication; fee: $26; judge: John Sibley Williams (@JohnSibleyWill1) | with @submittable HT @poetswritersinc
"Against 'The Dover Bitch'", a poem by @jennymolberg |… via @versedailypoems and Birmingham Poetry Review
RT @BookBubPartners: 5 design elements that can impact BookBub ads: 🎨 Background element 🎨 Author blurb 🎨 2D cover vs. 3D cover 🎨 Cover placement 🎨 Call-to-action format Read more…ZdXFe
A group of new announcements for literary contests just went up at @newpages:
32 Great Writing Conferences in July, online and in person, offering "...intensive workshops, pitch sessions with to market yourself and your books, discussions..." Curated by @EricaVerrillo |…
As @victoriastrauss writes, "This. Is. Insane." Virginia Politicians Sue @OniPress and Maia Kobabe Over GENDER QUEER |… via @BookRiot
41 Writing Contests in July, curated by @EricaVerrillo. "...over three dozen free writing contests for short fiction, novels, poetry, CNF, nonfiction, and plays. Prizes range from $100,000 to a free writing class. None charge entry fees."…
An agent’s main job is to make money for and with their pre-existing relationships. They generally won't give you feedback on your query, and it might do harm if they did. Ask yourself these questions instead |… @GuerillaMemoir via @JaneFriedman #WriteTips
.@POETSorg presents poems engaging with the climate crisis, including poems about climate change, global warming, nature, and the environment |…
FINAL HOURS to submit your #selfpublished book for our North Street Book Prize; grand prize: $8,000; seven category winners will receive $1,000 each; gifts for everyone who enters; $70 entry fee. Submit via @submittable by 11:59pm Hawaii Time tonight:…
Fifty-One Writing Contests to Enter Now, curated by @poetswritersinc |
105 Calls for Submissions in July, curated by @EricaVerrillo. "All of these are paying markets, and none charge submission fees. As always, every genre, style, and form is wanted, from short stories to poetry to essays."…
Deadline 11:59pm Hawaii Time TONIGHT: Our North Street Book Prize for #selfpublished books; $16,750 in cash prizes, with additional benefits to help the winners market their books; fee: $70; submit online or by mail |… with @submittable
The Copyright Claims Board: A New Option For Copyright Disputes |… by @victoriastrauss #WriterBeware
Deadline Sep 26: Troubadour International Poetry Prize; submit unpublished poems (45-line limit) by email to win £2,000 and publication online; fee: £5/€6/$7 per poem; judges: Joshua Bennett & Victoria Kennefick | @AnneMarie_Fyfe #coffeehousepoetry
Deadline Jun 30: What makes the @winningwriters NORTH STREET BOOK PRIZE one of the best contests for #selfpublished books?… with @submittable
Doing something "best practices" style is no good if it causes you to burn out. Instead, "bias for survival" and work at a pace that is sustainable |… via @JaneFriedman #PubTips
Deadline in TWO DAYS: North Street Book Prize for #selfpublished books, sponsored by @winningwriters; win $8,000 and additional benefits to help you market your book; fee: $70; gifts for everyone who enters |… with @submittable
"Why I Like the Hospital", a poem by Tony Hoagland |… via @Poetry_Daily and @GraywolfPress
July Deadlines: 14 Contests and Prizes to Enter This Month, curated by @MastersReview |…
MT @pwprizereporter: July 15 brings contest deadlines for poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers, including prizes from @CincinnReview @comstockreview @RegalHouse1 and @NarrativeMag. All offer a prize of $1,000+ and one includes book pub. Details:
Hybrid Publishing: Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know |… by Barbara Linn Probst via @JaneFriedman #PubTips
Julie Otsuka’s 2002 novel about a Japanese internment camp is being contested in a Wisconsin school district for being “too diverse” and “too sad” |… @prepartynap via @lithub
Early-bird deadline Aug 15: @WritersDigest Self-Published E-book Awards; win $5,000, interview in WD, and paid trip to annual conference; 8 categories; all entrants receive brief review; fee: $100 for first entry, $85 each additional |… with @submittable
Amazon Staff Demand Ban of Books Calling Transgender People Mentally Ill…
‘A little bit addictive and the right amount hard’: new video game is based on poems of Emily Dickinson |… via @GuardianBooks and @provencenewyork
57 Opportunities Open to Historically Underrepresented Voices. " to free submissions from historically underrepresented writers or focus on publishing content produced by historically underrepresented writers." |… via @Authors_Publish HT @BeckyLTuch
FINAL WEEK to submit your #selfpublished book to our North Street Book Prize competition. Fee: $70. Grand prize: $8,000. Seven category prizes of $1,000 each. Sponsored by @winningwriters, one of the 101 Best Websites for Writers (@WritersDigest, 2022)…
25 Magazines Accepting Creative Nonfiction, including memoir, personal and literary essays, and narrative writing |… via @Authors_Publish HT @BeckyLTuch #cnf
"i carry your heart with me" by e.e. cummings, read in a video presentation by Sarvenaz Khatib |
"Dude Watchin' with the Brontës", a comic by Kate Beaton |… @beatonna
Sponsored > JOURNEY OF A RADIANT HEART by @niominicci, on sale now, with valuable tools about self-healing, grounding to Mother Earth, and learning to live in the present moment. Guide your journey of self-growth through meditations and energy healing.…
Upcoming contests and calls for submissions from members of the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP) |… @CLMPorg HT @BeckyLTuch
"Moses", a poem by Luis Alberto de Cuenca, translated from the Spanish by Gustavo Pérez Firmat | via @Poetry_Daily and @southern_review
.@chillsubs provides search tools and details about literary opportunities to help you take action, promote your work, and connect with people. Sign up for free: HT @BeckyLTuch
They’re (NOT) Gonna Put you in the Movies: Beware Book-to-Film Scams |… @annerallen HT @victoriastrauss #WriterBeware
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