Contests and Such

My apologies to those of you who stopped by yesterday hoping to find an updated version of Writing Opportunities. A family emergency kept me away from my desk, but I am back, and the list is below. In addition to contests, I found an unusual competition for prom attendees, which opens in March: heads up all you creative teens!

 

The Fifteenth Annual

PARSEC Science Fiction and Fantasy

Short Story Contest

theme: The Color of Silence

deadline 4/15/10

details @ http://bit.ly/d144UX

 

2010 Friends of Acadia Poetry Competition

seeks nature-based poems

deadline 4/30/10

details @ http://bit.ly/aM7skK

 

L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future Contest

Quarterly cash prize awarded

deadline for current quarter is 3/31/10

details @ http://bit.ly/4uhReT

 

The New Beginnings Contest

Short Story Theme: New Beginnings

deadline 3/31/10

details @ http://bit.ly/aPiVWh

 

The Nicholas A. Virgilio Memorial Haiku

Competition for Grades 7-12

winner published in Frogpond & on HSA website

deadline 3/25/10

details @ http://bit.ly/bqwMtV  (scroll down)

 

Notes and Graces

added new contest category: Historical Fiction

and

partnered w/ Fried Fiction for Serialized Stories Contest

details for both @ http://bit.ly/9Bb5TR

 

Textnovel.com

seeking best online serial novel

cash prize $1,000 & publication

deadline 8/31/10

details @ http://bit.ly/bs0LO7

 

Write It Down Contest

open to high school students around the world

entries of poetry or prose

deadline 5/1/10

details @ http://bit.ly/dzJ9pu

 

upcoming fun, non-writing competition:

 

“Stuck at Prom®” Scholarship Contest

sponsored by DUCK TAPE® BRAND DUCT TAPE

opens in March

details @ http://bit.ly/cxy1dF

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