Posts made in May, 2010

Win $100 in BionicBong’s 2010 writing contest

Enter to Win! BionicBong, publisher of Things Japanese, a literary magazine on anything to do with Japan, is accepting submissions for its next issue. One Grand prize winner will receive $100 for best submission.* We are accepting haiku, prose poetry, postcard stories, flash fiction, short stories, and non-fiction pieces such as personal funny stories, tributes, reviews, interviews, and rants. Guidelines are simple. Any submission should have a Japanese feel to them. Please include a short bio with your submission. If you like, we will publish along with your bio any links or other information you’d like to include such a website address. Simultaneous submissions are encouraged. Previously published work is fine to send in. The deadline for submissions is August 15, 2010. The second issue will be published in the early fall. Contributors will receive a copy of the magazine as compensation. Please send your submission in the body of an email to the editor at schiarantano@aol.com to upload or cut and paste your entries. Please upload a word .doc or .txt file. The magazine is intended for individuals, non-profits, organizations, companies with a strong interest, love and fascination for things Japanese. If you have any queries, please contact the editor at: schiarantano@aol.com Good Luck! * Winner must provide a paypal account address to receive winnings. Visit the website:...

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Amazing Story Fiction Contest

Guidelines: Free critique available upon request! Write “free critique” on your entry and provide either a SASE or an email address.                                                        For optional line edit, enclose an additional $1 per page, plus 9 X 12 SASE with enough postage for returning your story. DEADLINE: Postmarked by July 31, 2010. DO NOT SEND BY CERTIFIED MAIL. ENTRY FEE: $5 per entry, 3 entries max. Checks payable to The Write Helper.  PRIZES: 1st Place $100               2nd Place $50               3rd Place $25 RULES: ·         Open subject, fiction. (No pornography or gratuitous violence.) ·         Unpublished, original work. ·         4,000 words or fewer. ·         Standard manuscript formatting.  ·         Contact information upper lefthand corner of page 1 (name, address, email). ·         Mail in 9X12 or larger envelope with sufficient postage to:                    Amazing Story Contest                                                                                     c/o Amy Harke-Moore                  104 Harke Lane                  Old Monroe, MO 63369 ·         For online entry, paste story in an email AND attach story, also. Include name, title, and contact info. Click on appropriate PAY NOW button below. You will be promptly notified that your entry and payment have been received. (Note: Each online entry is an additional $1 for processing fees.) If you would like an optional line edit at $1 per page, please email us, and we will be happy to arrange this!  For more information and a list of winners, check our website: www.thewritehelper.com the first week of September. Winning entry has the opportunity to be published on our website. Manuscripts will not be returned....

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Sponsored by Sword & Saga Press and The Last Man Anthology

Submissions are being accepted for the first annual “End of the World Contest.” Deadline is September 30, 2010. Contest winners will be notified by October 31, 2010 and published in the November 2010 issue of the Last Man Magazine. Entry fee $5. First Prize: $50 and publication in the Last Man Magazine. First place winner will also be featured in the “author’s spotlight,” a two page interview with the writer about his or her craft, novels/short stories/work-in-progress. Second and Third Prize: Winners will receive publication in the Last Man Magazine, and a free issue of the Last Man Magazine. The theme of your submission should be the end of the world. It can be Earth, or any other interstellar planet. Genre is open. Bring us your best catastrophe, disaster, and woe. For more information and to enter visit:...

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THE LAST 72 WRITING CONTEST

What would you do if you were told you had only 72 hours to live?  Enter THE LAST 72 writing contest and you could win $5,000 and the chance to appear in a brand-new TV series!  To learn more, click on the web link below.  www.last72.com  Send your 1,000-1,500 words entries to:  contest@last72.com.  Deadline is July 30, 2010 so act before it’s too late!  Brought to you by Everest Production and The Fountain: A Magazine of Scientific and Spiritual Thought.   Visit our sponsors at: www.everestpro.com...

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THE OAXACA INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE COMPETITION

The competition is dedicated to providing a forum for the writer to display their talents. For the relationship between cinema and literature has always been closely intertwined. It has proved on the whole a successful symbiosis, a relationship that remains to this day as inextricable as it is fruitful. THE 2010 OAXACA INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE COMPETION AGAVE AWARD FOR LITERATURE *Will be awarded to two works of literature selected by the committee-One in English and one in Spanish. The author(s) will be awarded the following: – $1,500 US Dollars in prize Money – The AGAVE award – Festival Reading – Publication in a special commemorative book of a collection of shorts limited to the top 10 authors from the competition – Syndicated International Press Release announcement – A complete travel package to and from the Festival HURRY TO SUBMIT YOUR STORY. SUBMISSIONS ARE LIMITED To 1000 ENTRIES AND THE DEADLINE IS JULY 31, 2010 Submit your project prior to JUNE 10, 2010 and receive a 30% early registration discount! Visit http://www.oaxacafilmfest.com/eng/lit.htm for details on how to...

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