Upcoming Events and contests

Thanks to Icess Fernandez and Katie Roxberry for this list of upcoming events:

2013 YA Discovery Contest by Serendipity Literary Agency https://tellitslant.com/home/journal_details/31

Local author Judy Christie will lead a writing workshop at Barnes and Noble  at 11 a.m. on Saturday Nov. 8.  This is part of her presentation on National Novel Writing Month.

Mystery Writers of America University (MWA-U) is a full-day, low-cost writing seminar designed to teach participants the essential skills needed to write a novel, from the idea stage to the final editing. The focus is on the craft of writing, and the college-level courses are taught by published writers and experienced teachers.  The event is Saturday,

December 14, 2013 in Dallas. To register: https://mysterywriters.org/mwa-university-dallas/

Here’s a list from Poets and Writers mag of some upcoming contests for, yes, poets AND writers: http://www.pw.org/grants

Here’s NOLA Stars’ monthly speaker this month: Becky Wade, who will talk about taking your novel to the next level, http://nolastars.com/category/monthly-speaker/


Capture the essence of Erma’s writings and you could win $500 and a free registration to the Erma Bombeck Writers Workshop!

Erma Bombeck, graduated from the University of Dayton in 1949, lived with her husband and family in Centerville, Ohio, and inspired people worldwide with her columns and books about life’s trials and tribulations. Her memory lives on with the Erma Bombeck Writing Competition hosted every two years by the Washington-Centerville Public Library and the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop hosted by the University of Dayton.




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