The Colorado Gold Contest for unpublished writers opened for submissions on April 1st. This is an outstanding competition with professional literary agents and editors as the final judges. You can find all the rules for submission, deadline, and the names of the final judges at the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers website contest page.
“Time is running out for the 2014 Colorado Gold Writing Contest. There’s about one week remaining to get the first twenty pages of your manuscript and a 3-4 page synopsis submitted to the Colorado Gold Writing Contest. The deadline is June 1, 2014, though there’s a limit of 200 entries and the categories are filling …Read More
This is the third year for the Northern Colorado Writers writing contests, and the organization is increasing the prize money to 1st: $1,000; 2nd: $250; and 3rd: $100. Like last year, all winners, honorable mentions, and editor’s picks will be published in and receive a free copy of the 2013 Pooled Ink. The deadline for …Read More
After perusing my copy of the Pooled Ink Anthology published by Northern Colorado Writers to celebrate the 2012 NCW contest winners, I was so impressed that I decided to purchase another copy to give away right here. The short fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry in this anthology deserve a wider audience, so even if you …Read More
Here’s another great writing contest, and this one is now open to published as well as unpublished authors. The entries are capped at 250 this year, so you’ll want to get busy and submit soon. All entries are done via electronic entry form now. This final round of this contest is judged by editors and …Read More
This Personal Essay/Creative Nonfiction contest from Northern Colorado Writers closes on June 15th, so you still have time to submit your entry. The personal essay should be about a personal experience, told in your own words, with a great story and a great theme. Entries are limited to 5,000 words. The final judge for this …Read More
Tomorrow’s Guest BloggerKerrie Flanagan, director of Northern Colorado Writers, will be here with tips on getting the most out of a writers’ conference. The NCW Conference is scheduled for March 30-31 at the Hilton in Fort Collins, Colorado. NCW Writing ContestsFirst, there’s the Top of the Mountain Book Award associated with the Northern Colorado Writers …Read More