karen_w_newton (karen_w_newton) wrote,
karen_w_newton
karen_w_newton

  • Mood:

A New England state of mind?

I tripped over a different kind of contest. If you have a "crime fiction" short story, and it has (or you can give it) a New England setting—or if you're a New England writer—you can enter the 2008 Al Blanchard Award. The prize is $100 and publication in an anthology, the time frame is an April 30 deadline, the word limit is 5,00 words, and the story must be previously unpublished. Click here for more details.

My emoticon below is set to annoyed because tomorrow is the deadline for hearing whether or not I made the cut in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest. I checked my mailbox, and there was a message from Amazon!

Guess what? LCD TVs are on sale on Amazon!
Tags: writing contests
Subscribe

  • What makes a story popular?

    I have noticed from time to time that people will post about how badly written a best-seller is. This is particularly true for the Twilight series,…

  • The web is a double-sided tool!

    I used to write on a laptop that wasn't connected to the internet. It was a great way to ensure productivity, but it was more cumbersome when I had…

  • And you kids get off my lawn!

    I must be getting old. Or maybe I have been writing for so long, it's hard to read for pure enjoyment. I just finished an excellent historical…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic
  • 1 comment