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Exciting news from Canadian Authors Vancouver

British Columbia author wins Canadian Authors Vancouver 2015 Short Story Contest

For Release Friday, October 2, 2015

VANCOUVER – Winners of the Canadian Authors – Vancouver 2015 Short Story Contest were announced this week by Jean Kay, the Branch Treasurer, and Contest Coordinator. 396 more words

Inspirational Poetry

StarkLight 5 Short Story Contest

Due to circumstances beyond the scope of planning, StarkLight Press has had to postpone its fifth short story contest.

Usually, our next contest rolls out shortly after our current volume hits the shelves; however, this time, we will have to wait and begin accepting submissions after November 11, 2015. 74 more words

MJS: Authors Helping Authors

For those of you who do not know Michael J Sullivan, stop what you are doing and go read his fantasy series: The Riyria Revelations… 474 more words


State Bar Of Michigan Cancels Short Story Contest After Honoring Story Filled With 'Racist Cues And Symbolism'

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – The State Bar of Michigan has decided to discontinue its short story contest after an entry it later found to be “embedded with racist cues and symbolism” won an honorable mention award. 323 more words


The Last Breath

The old man lay listening to his rattling breath. The walls were barren, antiseptic-white and broken only by an overly cheerful sunflower painting. The room had been closed all winter. 1,493 more words


Quarter Castle Chronicles Volume 1 Mock-up Cover

Here’s a sneak peak at the cover design for Quarter Castle Chronicles, Volume 1. This is not the final design, but it’s close. 28 more words

Short Story Contest

Creative Writing Institute's Short Story Contest

Creative Writing Institute’s Annual Short Story Contest

No Entry Fee

First place: a FREE writing course with a personal tutor, valued at $260 USD.

Second place: 153 more words

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