Column by Karis Rogerson November 23, 2021
Karis Rogerson reflects on the devastation of not making it into Pitch Wars this year, and affirms that writing is her calling, whether or not she gets rejected.
Column by Annie Neugebauer November 22, 2017
Playing to the judges: There’s a decent amount of money to be made winning poetry contests – if you reach a point where you can consistently place. Here are 7 tips to increase your odds.
Column by Leah Rhyne May 18, 2016
This spring I ran a small writing contest at my child's elementary school. It was the best writing job I've ever imagined.
News by Max Booth III December 12, 2014
Terrify David Wellington and win $1000.
Column by Leah Dearborn November 5, 2014
Are you a tortoise or a hare? NaNoWriMo isn't the only writing marathon, and participating in different challenges can help you discover more about your own habits.
News by Peter Derk April 10, 2014
The Guardian has announced a monthly prize for the best-of-the-best self-published novels.
News by Sean May February 14, 2014
A contest put on by UK-based bookstore Waterstones is asking entrants to recreate their favorite moments from literature with Lego.
News by Christopher Shultz December 18, 2012
With bigger advances and more categories to choose from, Amazon hopes to make this their best contest yet.
News by Rob Hart September 24, 2012
Billed as a social writing contest and modeled on American Idol, America's Next Author will win $5,000 and help with publishing a book. First and second runner up each get $500.
News by Dave Reuss August 13, 2012
And the award goes to...
News by Rob Hart April 13, 2012
We picked one male and one female winner--and here they are, in their tattooed glory.
Column by Rob Hart April 6, 2012
Got some sweet literary ink? Show it off here and you could win some swank prizes, including a free eBook and a six-month membership to our writing workshop!
News by Hanna Brooks Olsen February 28, 2012
Faber & Faber let teens try their hand at Designing the new cover for William Golding's 'Lord Of The Flies'. Turns out, they ain't half bad!
News by Rob Hart February 8, 2012
An Oklahoma-based chapter of the Romance Writers of America sparked a bit of outrage recently when they banned same-sex fiction from a writing competition, leading them to cancel the contest.
News by Rob Hart January 23, 2012
Writer's Digest just announced its 81st Annual Writing Competition and the grand prize is pretty sweet: A pile of cash, a trip to New York City and attention from some agents and editors!