Literature

MidWeek Updates: More Writing Contests…Courtesy of The Writer

11.27.19

Hello! The last MidWeek Updates for this month. The Writer has a few more writing contests for the rest of this year. Take a look below…


Credit: The Writer

F(r)iction Winter 2019 Literary Contest

Deadline

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Categories

Fiction, Poetry

Entry Fees

Up to $15 USD.

Prizes

Short fiction: first-place prize of $1,000.00
Flash fiction: first-place prize of $300.00
Poetry: first-place prize of $300.00.

Description

Brink Literacy Project is delighted to announce their F(r)iction Winter 2019 Literary Contests in short fiction, flash fiction, and poetry. Up to $1600 in prizes are available!

Each winner of the submission categories, along with the five top finalists, will be considered for publication in F(r)iction alongside original artwork from Brink’s talented team of artists. F(r)iction is dedicated to publishing the best writing of all kinds, and we encourage submissions that push boundaries and take risks in genre, plot, and style.

The deadline to submit is December 15, 2019.

Contact Information

Find more info and submit here:  https://frictionlit.org/contests/

Website

https://frictionlit.org/contests/

 

 

 

Garden Magic – Photo Flora 2019-03

Deadline

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Categories

Fiction

Entry Fees

FREE

Prizes

$50 top award, on-line publication, permanent on-line winners page, possible publication in Kindle book

Description

ZenGarden.club is celebrating the culmination of our first year with a very special writing contest. “Garden Magic” not only celebrates gardens, flowers and our love of nature but also acknowledges the power of writers to create magic with words!

The prompt for this contest is an amazing photograph that has turned an ordinary garden into an artwork of wonder and inspiration. We invite all you writers to create your own literary work of art based on this stunning picture. See how much you can say in just 350 words or less!

Our ongoing writing contests are open to all, including past winners. Read the 200+ stories that were shortlisted in past contests and get to know the winners from all over the world. We hope to be able to add you to our Winners List this year!!

Contact Information

julierharris@aol.com

Website

https://zengarden.club/photo-flora-2019-03

 

 

 

Wild Words Winter Solstice Competition

Deadline

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Categories

Children’s, Crime/Thriller, Drama, Essay, Fantasy, Fiction, General, Horror, Journalism, Mystery, Nonfiction, Personal Journals, Plays, Poetry, Romance, Science Fiction, Screenwriting, Young Adult

Entry Fees

There is an entry fee of £7.00 for this competition, payable via the website http://www.wildwords.org/competition

Prizes

Three entries will be shortlisted. From that shortlist, one overall winner of the competition will be chosen.
The shortlisted entrants and the overall winner will be personally notified and then publicly announced in March 2019.
The overall winner will receive a one hour 1-1 mentoring session with Bridget, via Skype, telephone or in-person.
The winning entry will also be published on the Wild Words website, and on social media platforms.
The two other shortlisted entries may also be published on the Wild Words website.

Description

There is a choice of four prompts for your entry. See the website: http://www.wildwords.org/competition

The piece can be oral or written, fiction or non-fiction, prose or poetry, in any genre. It can be on any subject, as long as the prompt quote has clearly inspired the work.
The more unique your take on your subject, the better!

This competition runs twice a year, with closing dates in June and December. There are new prompts each time.

Contact Information

hello@wildwords.org

Website

http://www.wildwords.org/competition

 

 

 

Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest – Winter 2019-2020

Deadline

Saturday, December 28, 2019

Categories

Children’s, Crime/Thriller, Drama, Essay, Fantasy, Fiction, General, Horror, Journalism, Mystery, Nonfiction, Personal Journals, Plays, Poetry, Romance, Science Fiction, Screenwriting, Young Adult

Entry Fees

$5 per poem
$10 per short story

Prizes

Writing First Prize is $500. Second: $250. Third: $100.
Poetry First Prize is $250. Second: $125. Third: $50.

Description

Open to anyone who enjoys expressing innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful literary art of poetry or writing a story that’s worth telling everyone! Welcome to all, having the ability to dream… Write a poem or short story for a chance to win cash prizes totaling $1275.00! All works must be original.
Guidelines:
Write a poem, 30 lines or fewer on any subject, style, or form, typed or neatly hand printed.
And/or write a short story, 5 pages maximum length, on any subject or theme, fiction or non-fiction (including essay compositions, diary, journal entries, short screenplays, and screenwriting). Also, all entries must be either typed or legibly hand-printed.
Multiple and simultaneous poetry and short story entries are accepted.
Postmark deadline: December 28, 2019
All contest winners will be published on February 29, 2020

Contact Information

Andre L. West, Editor
alwest56@hotmail.com

Website

https://www.dreamquestone.com

 

 

 

“Portraits” International Call – Art & Literature Journal – Deadline December 31, 2019

Deadline

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Categories

Crime/Thriller, Drama, Fantasy, Fiction, General, Horror, Mystery, Poetry, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult

Entry Fees

$15+

Description

| Theme:
Portraits of people and animals tell such great stories. They evoke emotion. They suggest a deeper meaning. They tell us about someone else, and maybe even ourselves. Sometimes they’re just beautiful. Or shocking. Or surprising. Share your PORTRAITS with words or imagery.

| Eligible Submissions:
Entries may include 2- and 3-dimensional media, such as paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, installations, ceramics, jewelry, fabric, sculpture, photos of performance art, fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to 900 words). Submissions must be the original work of the applicant(s). Apply using the online form.

| Highlights:
Publication in a brilliant art magazine and online 2-year exhibition. Four top applicants will receive a feature section with a profile written about them. Up to 40 applicants will be selected for the full exhibition, all to be showcased in the magazine and the juried online exhibition.

| About ArtAscent:
The mission of ArtAscent is to promote artists of images and words and connect them with art lovers. This is accomplished by calls for artists and writers, artist profiling, art magazine publication, and artist and writer online showcasing. Each call is theme based, with the intent to showcase diverse creative explorations of that theme via various media. This marketing tool is created by artists and writers, for artists and writers. This is our art! ArtAscent provides an opportunity for the voice of writers and vision of artists to shared in a professional and accessible platform. We are a bright community of creatives and art lovers.

|Call Application:
http://bit.ly/ArtAscentThemedCallTwm

Contact Information

info@artascent.com

Website

https://ArtAscent.com

 

More to come soon!

 

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