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2017 Winners

2017 Winners

Originally posted on Planetary Awards:
The 2017 results are in: The winner for best shorter story is “The First American” by Schuyler Hernstrom.  The story is in issue #5 of Cirsova Magazine. This follows Hernstrom’s victory for best shorter story of 2016. The winner for best novel is Legionnaire (Galaxy’s Edge) by Jason Anspach and Nick…

Writing Contest: The Missouri Review’s $1000 Miller Audio Prize

Writing Contest: The Missouri Review’s $1000 Miller Audio Prize

Originally posted on Kristen Twardowski:
I’ve found another great contest for writers; The Missouri Review is now holding its annual Miller Audio Prize. This contest is a little different than some of the others that I’ve shared. As the name indicates, entries must involve an audio element. Participants may submit a piece of poetry, prose, humorous…

Contest: Writer in Residence at the Mall of America

Contest: Writer in Residence at the Mall of America

Originally posted on Kristen Twardowski:
I just found a crazy opportunity for writers. The Mall of America, the largest mall in the United States, is having its 25th anniversary. To celebrate, the Mall is looking for a writer in residence to capture the spirit of the space. The chosen writer will spend four days in…

Guest author: Lyn Horner -Anthologies Are All the Rage

Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
. . . especially among indie authors. Here is an excerpt from Nicholas Rossis’ post 9 Hot Trends in publishing in 2017. #9. Authors Will Band Together “There has been an increasing trend of authors supporting other authors through collaboration on promotions. Jason Freeman of Instafreebie believes…

The Blogger Recognition Award for Writer’s Treasure Chest

The Blogger Recognition Award for Writer’s Treasure Chest

Originally posted on Writer's Treasure Chest:
Storyteller (writer, filmmaker, public speaker) Mitch Teemley has nominated me for the Blogger Recognition Award and has really made my day! Thank you so much, Mitch. You know how to make a girl happy, don’t you?  (Did I just say this? Oops *blush*) ? ? ? ? Blogger…

Win 50 Books for a School or Library

Win 50 Books for a School or Library

Originally posted on Kristen Twardowski:
I want to share a contest that I recently stumbled across. Brightly, a division of Penguin Random House that focuses on books for kids and young adults, is giving away a collection of 50 books. The sweepstakes is open to parents, librarians, and teachers who live in the United States and…

Newbery, Caldecott, and More: The American Library Association’s 2017 Midwinter Meeting

Newbery, Caldecott, and More: The American Library Association’s 2017 Midwinter Meeting

Originally posted on Kristen Twardowski:
Groups of crows are a called a murder. Groups of alligators, a congregation. And groups of cobras, a quiver. I’ve often thought that librarians should have their own group name as well. Perhaps they could take their title from starlings and become a murmuration, or maybe they could borrow from wombats and…

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