A Curated List of Creative Writing Competitions, Contests and Awards


Thanks to the Almond Press for this comprehensive list of writing competitions and contest. Start 2017 off right by checking these out and making a submission. This is a list of international and local creative writing competitions, contests, and awards. Opportunities for experienced and aspiring writers to get published.

To see the complete lists, with dates, submission guidelines, deadline, prizes, and word count, click the link below.

Source: A Curated List of Creative Writing Competitions, Contests and Awards.


I’d love to hear your thoughts on the subject. Join the conversation. Talk to me or tell me your story. I’m all ears.

The Lovely Blog Award!

It is always nice to have someone recognize you. SeaWriteMedia has nominated me for The Lovely Blog Award.  It is one of the most creative blogs on writing I have seen in a long time and offers loads of great posts on writing. Please check it! A big thanks to you Elizabeth for the Lovely Blog Award Nomination. With award comes privilege of passing it on to others.

Here are the rules:

  1. Display the award logo somewhere on your blog.
  2. Link back to the blog of the person who nominated you.
  3. State seven things about yourself.
  4. Nominate other bloggers for the award and provide links to their blogs.

Seven things about me:

  1.  I am a retired Registered Nurse.
  2.  I have delivered babies and been a transplant coordinator with the American Red Cross.
  3. I have eight grandchildren.
  4.  I have never been out of the country, but it is on my bucket list.
  5.  I am afraid of heights.
  6.  I was a majorette and flag bearer in High school.
  7.  Swimming is my least favorite thing to do.

Blogs I follow that you may find interesting and helpful:
http://www.thewritepractice.com; Fiction Notes @ http://www.darcypattison.com; jemcogdell.blogspot.com;http://blog.janicehardy.com