Writing Contests

May 2019 Free Writing Contests Worth Entering

Contests are a great way for writers to stretch their writing muscles and gives them the chance to possibly earn a little money and some much deserved recognition. All the contests listed below have a May deadline and are free to enter. ¬†Sunlight Press Essay Contest – Deadline is May 1st. Contest for Personal Essay… Continue reading May 2019 Free Writing Contests Worth Entering

Writing Advice

Writing That Perfect First Line – How Important Is It?

The first line of a story. Many writers agonize over it, spending hours, days, sometimes month trying to come up with the perfect first sentence. But how important is it really? Some authors believe its perfection is essential. Some believe it matters, but not as much as a lot of writers believe. And some believe… Continue reading Writing That Perfect First Line – How Important Is It?

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Writing Help – 7 Places to Submit Your Flash Fiction Stories

Flash fiction is basically a short story under 1,000 words. They can be incredibly frustrating to write (after all, I find it hard to keep a story description under 1000 words), but they can also be really fulfilling. They’re a great writing practice tool and a great way to keep your writing skills fresh if… Continue reading Writing Help – 7 Places to Submit Your Flash Fiction Stories