software users creative short story contest

NUANCE “I SPEAK DRAGON 2012” STORY CONTEST

accepting entries (500 words or less) or a video (two minutes or less)

explaining “…you or your company’s experience using Nuance’s Dragon NaturallySpeaking, Dragon Dictate, or MacSpeech Scribe…”

“…contest is open to U.S. users of Dragon NaturallySpeaking, Dragon Dictate or Dragon Mobile Apps…”

deadline 11:59 p.m. ET, June 15, 2012

details

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poetry competition (in English or Dutch) now open

Holland Park Press

seeks poems “…about your personal history but at the same time we’re looking for an individual history that has a universal resonance…”

accepting  poetry in  “…literary form to say something more, and which is not just about yourself.”

deadline December 31, 2012

details

 

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Three-Minute Fiction Contest

NPR’s Three-Minute Fiction Round 8: Submit Your Story Contest

seeking submissions of 600 words – winning entry will be read on air

first line must begin, “She closed the book, placed it on the table, and finally, decided to walk through the door.”

deadline March 25 2012

details

 

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winner receives publishing contract!

Ether 18-25 iPad Contest

seeking short stories, poems, essays or flash fiction in any genre you like

accepting from ages 18-25 yr-olds

no deadline mentioned

details

 

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one publisher many opportunities!

The Zharmae Publishing Press

seeking installment writers interested in writing science fiction and fantasy

project will include working closely with others on a series of 12-18 volumes

details

 

also at TZPP

Annual Spring Competition

accepting science fiction, fantasy, and horror stories 5K – 20K words

from ages 13 and up

publication in annual anthology

no reading/entry fee

contest open Feb 5 – May 5, annually

details

 

and TZPP

accepting manuscripts for publication consideration

submissions open for “…science fiction,  fantasy, young adult and exceptional children’s science fiction & fantasy, horror, mystery, action & adventure, thriller/suspense, historical fiction, romance, and erotica. Additionally, we acquire exceptional autobiographies and memoirs.”

details

 

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UNPUBLISHED AUTHORS COMPETITION

CREATIVE UNPUBLISHED AUTHORS PRINT READY COMPETITION

sponsored by Creative Print Publishing Ltd.

seeks novel-length works from unpublished authors

genre entries due the last day of each month, and only accepted during that month

DECEMBER 2011 Young Adult & Teen Fiction
JANUARY 2012 Science Fiction
FEBRUARY 2012 Historical and Mythological
MARCH 2012 Westerns
APRIL 2012 Horror and the Supernatural

details

(scroll past entry form for rules)

 

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writing competition open thru May 2012

2012 Young Commonwealth Competitions

sponsored by The Royal Commonwealth Society

Competition is open to students,“…aged 18 or under on 1st May 2012…[and]… national of, or living in, a Commonwealth country… this is the world’s oldest and largest schools’ writing competition”

theme:  Connecting Cultures for the Jubilee

deadline May 1 2012

details

(scroll to find the link for 2012 competition)

 

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