Day: October 19, 2016

Almost Forgot…..Shadowbox’s 4th Anniversary Is Coming

October 19 / 16 Hello….just one more thing to tell you: On November 10, Shadowbox will celebrate its 4th anniversary.  As most of you know, well all of you know, that I’m the only person behind the scenes of this blog. This blog has been my baby from the time of its existence. I’m very proud how far Shadowbox has come. What most of you don’t know is that I work a full-time job from 4:30 pm till 1:00 am and there are times when I have to work weekends and trying to keep up with this blog can be hard, but by the grace of God, I come out on top. Now, I would love to devote full-time to Shadowbox and I know that’s going to happen soon. Real soon I hope. So I just wanted to say thank you to the followers for reading and I will keep on sharing info that will benefit to creative people like you and me. Enjoy your Wednesday, be blessed.               …

Last Wednesday Scene: WC&C Scholarship Competition

October 19 / 16 Hello the final post for today. For you literary people, if you want to sharpen those pencils and replace your pens with new ones, this could be right up your alley. From the Association of Writers and Writing Program come the WC&C Scholarship Competition. cred: association of writers & writing programs (*awp)     WC&C Scholarship Competition Each year, AWP offers three annual scholarships to emerging writers who wish to attend a writers’ conference, center, festival, retreat, or residency. The scholarships are applied to the event or workshop fees of the winners’ chosen program. Winners and six finalists also receive a one-year individual membership in AWP. Eligibility and Guidelines • Previous recipients of WC&C scholarships, and former or current students of the judge are not eligible to submit. • Writers’ names must not appear on the submissions or they will be disqualified. • For fiction and creative nonfiction, up to 25 pages will be considered. Work must be double-spaced and presented in 12-pt font. • For poetry, up to 10 pages will …

Wednesday Scene: Alice James Award

October 19 / 16 Good Morning! It’s been awhile since I posted anything in the literary department, but today I’m making up for it with two posts. The first one is the Alice James Award……. cred: alice james books   THE ALICE JAMES BOOK AWARDS   Alice James Books is accepting submissions of poetry manuscripts to the Alice James Award (formerly the Beatrice Hawley Award) postmarked through November 1, 2016. The Alice James Award welcomes submissions from emerging as well as established poets. Entrants must reside in the United States. The winner receives $2000, book publication, and distribution through Consortium. In addition to the winning manuscript, one or more additional manuscripts may be chosen for publication as the Editor’s Choice. Guidelines for Manuscript Submission: Screening for the Alice James Award is blind. Because of this, no contact information is allowed within your manuscript, including within the filename, if electronically submitted. Electronic submissions will have contact information collected via Submittable, which is hidden from our screeners. Hardcopy submissions must include a separate title page, which lists …