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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

Writing Tips


An INCREDIBLE short story contest coming your way…… the details will be revealed soon.

We hope to see all you INCREDIBLE writers taking part. Here is your chance to get published by READOMANIA. 


Story published on StoryMirror.com

Hello friends, I have entered my story/personal narrative ‘Dust to Dust, Ashes to Ashes’ in a short story contest held by StoryMirror. The story, written fictionally, but actually a creative nonfiction piece, is a small homage from me to my departed mother, written after her death. 59 more words

Literary Musings

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One final plug for my short story “The First Crime Scene”.

Remember? Or maybe I “Tweeted” about it…

Anyway, I entered it in an on-line contest because I liked the site, Inkitt, and its founder was nice enough to issue a personal invite. 141 more words


Canadian Authors-Vancouver Short Story Contest

Only 2 days left to enter your short story http://canadianauthors.org/vancouver/programs/contests/ Deadline is midnight June 30th. $600 in prizes & winning stories will be published in National Voices 2016 anthology. 22 more words

Wordpress Readers

An Honorary Mention

Last February, I submitted a short story entitled HOW LILY AND IVAN THE TERRIBLE’S SON SAVED THE WORLD FROM SHAKESPEARE to Devilfish Review, an online magazine that previously published my short story… 489 more words


Potential Ax Murderers, Judgement and a Flock of Teen Girls

Wow, the past two weeks have flown by. I’m tired, but in a good kind of way.

On June 12, I was all packed up and excited for my first writers’ retreat in almost a year.   523 more words

Melinda Friesen