Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Screenwriting Competition- Late Deadline September 30, 2008

American Screenwriting Competition

Eligible Entry: feature-length screenplay (70-150 pages) written in English

Open to: no restrictions mentioned, international submissions are welcome

Entry Fee: $60 by 9/30/08; $65 by 10/31/08; $40 for each additional script

Prizes: cash and prizes including over $12,000 in prizes for the grand prize winner
2nd place- $3,000 in cash and prizes
3rd place- $2,000 in cash and prizes
4th place- $1,000 in cash and prizes
5th-10th place- cash and prizes

Short Story Deadline: October 1

Boston Review 16th Annual Short-Story Contest

Eligible Entry: previously unpublished short story under 4,000 words
Open to: any author writing in English
Entry Fee: $20 U.S. entrants; $30 international entrants
Prizes: 1st Prize- $1,500 and publication in MAy/ June 2009 Boston Review

Entrants will receive a one-year print subscription to the Boston Review beginning with the May/June 2009 issue.

Sunday, July 20, 2008

True Story of Past Love Deadline: August 17, 2008

Past Loves Story Contest

Eligible Entry: heart-warming or humorous true story of past love (maximum 700 words)
Open to: no restrictions mentioned
Entry Fee: none
Prizes: 1st Place- $100
2nd Place- $75
3rd Place- $50

All winners and Honorable Mentions will receive a copy of If Only I Could Tell You: Where Past Loves and Current Intimacy Meet, by Kate Harper and Leon Marasco

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Sci-Fi Short Story or Novelette Deadine: Sept. 30

L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Contest

Eligible Entry: unpublished science fiction or fantasy short stories or novelettes under 17,000 words
Open to: those who have not published a novel or novella
Entry Fee: none
Prizes: 1st Place- $1,000
2nd Place- $750
3rd Place- $500
Quarterly Contest Deadlines: September 30, December 31