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Contest Update

Do you have a manuscript on hand that you polished until it sparkles? One you’d love to get in front of editors and publishers? Then you might want to fine-tune and submit it to the Writer’s Digest 87th Annual Writing … Continue reading

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Hixson Award

“Peter K. Hixson (1947-2007) was a much-beloved client of Writer’s Relief. In his writing, he was never afraid to tackle important issues, but he also had a lyrical and playful outlook. With funding from Peter’s estate, additional contributions from family … Continue reading

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Self-publishing Contest

Whatever your genre and theme, there are more and more avenues available to gain exposure and recognition for your self-published book. One of best-established and most reputable competitions is the Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards. It’s open to books in … Continue reading

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May Contests

Contests can offer a great incentive to pull out a piece of work you love and revise and polish it until it shines. They also give you the chance to win recognition and gain exposure and confidence; sometimes professional critiques … Continue reading

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September Contests

Entering a contest can be a smart move for many reasons. First and foremost, you might win it, which will be fantastic and give you a boost in the literary community. Second, having a contest deadline can be incredibly useful … Continue reading

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Exciting Exposure

Why is it that once we struggle to get something down on paper, we often let it languish? We stuff it in a file or a drawer? Well, if you’ve got some promising projects gathering dust, why not be bolder? … Continue reading

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Contest Cornucopia

There are many ways we can flex our writing muscles and satisfy our need to tell stories. Priscilla, one of my writing buddies, recently had a powerful story published in an online journal called “Pulse.” It was so exciting to … Continue reading

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