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Canadian writing contests: November through December

CBC Short Story Prize
November 1

original, unpublished work between 1200-1500 words
open to Canadian residents only
$25 per entry
$6,000 first prize… 203 more words

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Triangle Writers Fall 2014 News

The seasons are turning and it is once again time to take a look at what Triangle Writers members have been up to. There are several free writing events in the coming weeks, a handful of new book releases, and a screenwriter visiting Raleigh who has worked with Steven Spielberg on several films. 989 more words


Peter Principle in Publishing

Have you heard of the Peter Principle? The Peter Principle is a little something I learned my freshman year of college. Unlike the 300 architectural elements I was required to memorize in Art History, the salinity rate changes due to climate change in Oceanography 101, and other pieces of academic history that at one time were so critical to passing or failing that I have since forgotten…the Peter Principle will not follow the same fate. 353 more words


Think It's Hard to Get on a Bestseller List?

Well, yeah, maybe it is. . . .  But not as hard as it used to be.  Why?  Because the bestseller lists—of which there used to be only a handful, a small handful if you count only the ones that counted—are proliferating.   259 more words

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Get a Haircut and Get a Real Job

The good news is I am writing again. The bad news is what I am writing. It’s selection criteria.* For a job application. For a job that has nothing to do with writing. 556 more words

Writing Blog

The 3 Keys to Writing Success

Disclaimer: I don’t know what the heck I’m talking about. But neither does anyone else, I reckon, or that expert would be the only person a writer ever listens to. 773 more words

Eric J Baker

How To Get Published and How to Set Up Your Own Business

Saturday 11th October, 1.30-3.30pm at Huddersfield Library (lower ground floor, ex Sound and Vision).

Free business information event from publisher Martin Rothery from Fishcake Publications… 140 more words