1. The Rising Star Contest for writers of women’s fiction. It offers the chance for feedback from three published authors, plus the opportunity to break out of the slush pile and land on the desk of five final round judges, all acquiring agents of women’s fiction.
2 The Leapfrog Fiction Contest is open for entries until May 1. The prize is publication by Leapfrog Press. There is a middle grade / YA category as well as a category for adult fiction.
3. The Nowhere Spring Travel Writing Contest is looking for travel stories. The prize is $1,000 and publication in the upcoming issue of Nowhere.
4. Jane Freidman brings you a guide to query letters that get manuscript requests.
5. A writing game from The Los Angeles Times.
Have a great weekend everyone!