The First Pages Prize 2024

Deadline: March 1, 2024 Entry fee: $35 About the competition First Pages Prize invites you to enter your first 5 pages of a longer work of fiction or creative nonfiction. Prizes in both fiction & creative nonfiction. Open to un-agented writers worldwide, the prize supports emerging writers with cash awards,More

Drop-in-and-Write

Join me Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday to write anything. The zoom link is always the same so no need to sign up for multiple sessions. About this event Hate writing alone? Need some encouragement and motivation? You’re in the right place! Drop in and Write—It’s FREE! 7-8 a.m. PST Tuesday,More

Ruminate Magazine’s 2022 Poetry Prize

Deadline: May 1, 2022 Entry fee: $20 About the competiton We welcome submissions from both emerging and established writers. Deadline: May 1st, 2022. All entries submitted by 11:59 pm PST will be considered for both the prize and general publication. Final Judge: Rajiv Mohabir is the author of Cutlish, The Cowherd’s Son, and The Taxidermist’s Cut, andMore

The Pleasures of Pompeii: A Day of Creative Writing

This workshop will take place online; Zoom link will be provided via confirmation email upon registration and again the morning of the event About this event Exhibition Workshop The Pleasures of Pompeii: A Day of Creative Writing Hosted by Geoffrey Nutter with a recorded message from New York Times best-sellingMore

Pen to Print- Hear My Voice Creative Writing Workshop with Farzana Hakim

About this event The Hear My Voice, Creative Writing Workshops for Women with Farzana Hakim, author of Sweethearts Of Ilford Lane and editor of Thursday Connectors at Write On! Magazine, are back for yet another exciting course of creative writing and thought-provoking debate. In this workshop, we will be looking back and reflecting through discussion, the people from theMore

How to build great characters

Who reads 300 pages about lifeless characters? NOBODY. Great characters are essential to fiction and memoir. Learn how to create them. About this event How the workshop will help you Think about Tom Sawyer, Scout Finch, Ove Lindahl*, and Scarlett O’Hara. We’re sad when we get to the last chaptersMore