Monthly Archives: June 2017

30 Opportunities for Poets: $25 to $10K Prizes

Here’s the mother lode of submission opportunities, recently published by Authors Publish, a fantastic resource for writers. They’ve divided their list into two sections—submission calls and competitions for poets. Prizes range from $25 to $10,000 AU. Listed according to deadline. … Continue reading

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Radish Serials: Week #3

Beginning the third week on Radish and the subscriber numbers are starting to climb. End of Mae has been the popular favorite from the first week, but last night Bitter Suites, a Radish exclusive, started catching up. You can read on Radish … Continue reading

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Diminutive Poetry, Big Statement

I love tiny things, so when John Reinhart first handed me a 1×1 inch copy of  Deadly Pencil Wounds and other Poetic Mishaps, I fell in love. Unlike the DIY pocketbooks he also introduced me to, these were something from a press. … Continue reading

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Meet Author Tami Kidd

If you missed the Author Meet & Greet last month at Crestview Public Library, you will have another chance to meet a bunch of friendly authors at the next group booksigning at Cafe Bienville, Niceville, on August 19 from 10 … Continue reading

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Author Seeks Patrons

I’ve finally set up my profile on Patreon, a membership platform that allows artists to receive funding directly from their fans, or patrons. Now that I write full time, I am much more appreciative of the tiny royalties that eke … Continue reading

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HerStory Seeks Women Poets

HerStory Blog, a storytelling blog for women, is taking poetry submissions. They believe that poetry is another form of story telling and welcome women of all writing talents and backgrounds to submit. Herstory supports budding poets and those who have … Continue reading

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$300 Prize for Short Fiction

Got something short, sharp and snappy to tell?  The Hummingbird Flash Fiction contest is waiting to be wow’d with your most economical and brilliant storytelling. This contest is for short fiction under 1000 words.  As a bonus, you can get feedback … Continue reading

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Learn the Business of Creativity THIS Weekend

Creatives often struggle with the more mundane and worldly aspects of  art whether they are musicians, visual artists or writers. When you are up in the clouds creating your magnum opus, who has time for effective social media management? I … Continue reading

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Radish Serials: Week #2

The first week on Radish went well. I released three stories, all available for free, including Bitter Suites, a Radish exclusive. Download the app for free from Apple or from Google Play. I release my new chapters every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Here’s … Continue reading

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Serial Fiction: £150 Prize, Free to Enter

Alsina’s Serial Fiction contest is open for submissions! Alsina is looking for serial fiction, also sometimes called mini-series. But what is serial fiction? From AlsinaPublishing.com—It’s like a TV series, only in writing! The overall story should have a good story … Continue reading

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