Resource Thursday: Writing Opportunities & Contests With Approaching Deadlines

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Hello everyone and welcome to another Resource Thursday. This week: Opportunities and Contests with fast-approaching deadlines! If you’ve got a slamming story or book (or can cook one up in a limited time frame), you might want to check these out:

Opportunities For Writers in Feb/Mar of 2016 (this is a comprehensive list of literary reviews and contests accepting submissions – LOTS of good stuff!)

The Erma Bombeck Writing Competition is open now through Feb 15th. 450 words could get you a free ticket to the writing workshop.

The Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing offers prizes in Poetry and Fiction, covering tuition, room and board at their week-long summer seminar.

The Wisconsin Romance Writers of America has contests for both unpublished and published authors, opening in Jan and Feb, respectively.

The Narrative Travel Writing Contest at Transitions Abroad is now open – if you’ve ever wanted to be a travel writer, this one has no entry fee.

Swoon Reads YA Romance Novel Contest runs bi-annually. Deadline is Jan 31st. No entry fee.

Good luck, and get your work OUT THERE!!

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