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Monday, August 1, 2011

SPAWNews Newsletter – August 2011

by SusanDaffron on August 1, 2011

Sandra Murphy, Editor For contributions to the newsletter and Letters to the Editor, please email the editor of SPAWNews: editor@spawn.org. Those of you who are SPAWN members, be sure to visit the Members Only Area to read this month’s Market Update. Go to http://www.spawn.org and click Log In. You will be asked for your username […]

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2011 St. Lawrence Book Award

by SusanDaffron on August 1, 2011

Black Lawrence Press is currently accepting submissions for the 2011 St. Lawrence Book Award, an annual award that is given for an unpublished collection of short stories or poems. The St. Lawrence Book Award is open to any writer who has not yet published a full-length collection of short stories or poems. The winner of […]

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2012 Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award

by SusanDaffron on August 1, 2011

Nominations for the 2012 Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award are now open. This award honors books produced by small publishers each year for outstanding contribution to Christian life. This year, nominations are being accepted in twelve categories. Any small publisher can nominate books for the award. Nominations are accepted in the following […]

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ForeWord’s Book of the Year Awards

by SusanDaffron on August 1, 2011

ForeWord’s Book of the Year Awards program was established to bring increased attention from librarians and booksellers to the literary achievements of independent publishers and self-published authors. ForeWord Reviews is the only review trade journal devoted exclusively to covering books from independent houses—ranging in size from university presses publishing hundreds of tiles per year to […]

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Good Housekeeping Contest

by SusanDaffron on August 1, 2011

How it Works: Submit a short story, no longer than 3,500 words, to fictioncontest@goodhousekeeping.com. Your story should reflect an aspect of women’s lives today. Please include the title of your story in the subject line. Submission must be an original work of fiction, not previously published or a finalist for any other prize or award. […]

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Freelance Writers Blastoff

by SusanDaffron on August 1, 2011

Freelance Writers Blastoff by Linda Formichelli and Carol Tice Two phone sessions are coming up: Tuesdays, starting August 2, for six weeks at 3:00 p.m. ET (12:00 p.m. PT); and Thursdays starting August 4, for six weeks at 3:00 p.m. ET (12:00 p.m. PT). Carol and Linda have twelve spaces each (six per session). There […]

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Ventura County Writers Club

by SusanDaffron on August 1, 2011

At the August meeting of Ventura County Writers Club, award-winning emerging playwright Ronald McCants will discuss five areas of interest to the playwright, including financial issues, playwrights in Los Angeles, the life of a play, submissions, agents and graduate schools, and residencies. August 9, 7:00 p.m., Pleasant Valley Senior Center, 1605 Burnley St., Camarillo, California. […]

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