Writing Contests & Writing Competitions

20th Annual Self-Published Book Awards-Poetry

Thank you to all the participants in our 20th Annual Self-Published Book Awards.  Please see below for a list of books entered into the Poetry category. A fox peeks out:  poems Ravi Chandra www.ravichandramd.com A Journey of Faith Betty Brown Simm A Poetic Tribute to the Young’uns Who Lunched with Oprah Revonne Leach-Johnson &...

20th Annual Self-Published Book Awards-Reference Books

Thank you to all the participants in our 20th Annual Self-Published Book Awards.  Please see below for a list of books entered into the Reference category. “A History of University of Florida Residence Facilities, Rev. 3rd edition” Sharon C. Blansett A Little Bit of This and A Little Bit of That Kaarin Williams www.outskirtspress.com/alittlebitofthis...

20th Annual Self-Published Book Awards-Nonfiction

Thank you to all the participants in our 20th Annual Self-Published Book Awards.  Please see below for a list of books entered into the Nonfiction category. 48 Hours to Chaos John Waterman http://www.johndwaterman.com/ A Busy Moms Guide to Entertaining Lisa A. Stukel amazon.com   authorhouse.com  barnes and noble A Crime Against One Person:  HMO Nightmare...

20th Annual Self-Published Book Awards-Mainstream/Literary Fiction

Thank you the everyone who participated in our 20th Annual Self-Published Book Awards. Below is a list of the books entered in our Mainstream/Literary Fiction category. A Suffering Heart Paula Scanland http://outskirtspress.com/webpage.php?ISBN=9781432790844 “Screenwriter” Rafael Lima www.limastories.com “(C) Rock Stories:  Million-Dollar Tales of Music, Mayhem, and Immaturity” Dave Brigham booklocker.com/books/5152.html + One Brian Baleno 10...

20th Annual Self-Published Book Awards-Winners

Each year Writer’s Digest hosts the Annual Self-Published Book Awards. This self-published competition spotlights today’s self-published works and honors self-published authors. Please join us in congratulating the winners of our 20th annual competition which had a 2012 entry deadline.   Grand Prize Life Stories “Looking Up: A Memoir of Sisters, Survivors and Skokie” Linda...

Writer’s Digest Annual Competition

For 80 years, the Annual Writer’s Digest Competition has rewarded writers just like you for their finest work. We continue the tradition by giving away more than $30,000 in cash and prizes! Win a trip to the Writer's Digest Conference in New York City !

Parody Jane Austen for a new anthology contest

Want to write some tragically bad Austen? Phil Sexton, the publisher of WD, gave us a heads up about something fun going on over at his old Adams Media stomping grounds: The Bad Austen Contest. The goal? To round up the very best Jane Austen parodies, and to publish them in a book compilation...