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Armchair BEA 2014 – A passion for books

Twittered out?
This entry is part 17 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 - 2014

This entry is part 17 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 – 2014Armchair BEA 2014 – The participants Armchair BEA 2014 may have satisfied book lust, but I confess, after daily Twitter parties and blog writing and hopping, I do think I’m ┬áready for a day at the beach. So, you may ask:…

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Are you reading short stories?

Master of short stories, Anton Chekov is a well-known writer of the short form.
This entry is part 14 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 - 2014

This entry is part 14 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 – 2014Short Stories – Time for a comeback? Short stories often get short shrift. Why is that? The short form, often more difficult to write, is a wonderful format to learn the craft of writing. Film makers love them. Many short stories…

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Contest Junkie? 2012 Family Circle Fiction Contest deadline nears

Enter a contest and warm up for NaNoWriMo, too Can you write a short story in less than twelve days? If so, you can enter this year’s Family Circle Magazine short fiction contest. Start today and get that story written, edited and mailed before or on September 7, 2012 to enter this year’s contest. You…

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Major magazines offer writing contests

Two major magazines are currently offering writing contests with cash prizes totaling $8,000. The magazines are Glamour and Good Housekeeping. One is a short story contest and the other an essay. Glamour magazine is not only offering a $5,000 cash prize and an opportunity to publish but is also sweetening the deal with an opportunity…

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