Shore Scripts Screenwriting Contest

UnknownShore Scripts Screenwriting Contest is focused on discovering and promoting new screenwriting talent from around the world. We have Oscar and BAFTA Winning judges on board to decide on the winning scripts, not to mention over 100 production companies who will read this year’s top scripts. Features and shorts accepted. Sponsored by Final Draft & IMDB.

Entry Fee: Early deadline, features: £25 ($41 approx) Early deadline, shorts:  £20 ($32 approx)

Deadline: May 31, 2014 (early deadline)

Prizes: £2500 for Feature Winner, £500 for Second Place, £250 for Third Place, £500 for Short Winner

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Sports Fiction and Essay Contest

lion-mobileNow in its third year, this contest, sponsored by Winning Writers, seeks the best in original sports-themed fiction and essays. Published or unpublished welcome. Up to 6000 words.

Entry Fee: $16 per story

Deadline: May 31, 2014

Prizes: FICTION: First Prize, $1,000; Honorable Mentions, 5 awards of $100 each. ESSAYS: First Prize, $1,000; Honorable Mentions, 5 awards of $100 each.

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Glimmer Train: Family Matters

DownloadedFile-152x300Glimmer Train Press, publishers of Glimmer Train magazine, wants story submissions on the theme of family (whatever that means to you) for their twice-yearly Family Matters issue. Maximum length: 12,000 words.

Prizes: First prize, $1500 and publication; second prize, $500 ($700 if accepted for publication) ; third prize, $300 ($700 if accepted for publication).

Reading fee: $15 per story. You may submit up to three stories.

Deadline is March 31, 2013. For more information, please visit their website.


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Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest

lion-mobilePublished or unpublished work accepted for the 22nd annual Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest. All themes accepted.

Entry Fee: $16.00 per entry.

Deadline: April 30, 2014

Prizes: FICTION: First Prize, $1,000; Honorable Mentions, 5 awards of $100 each | ESSAYS: First Prize, $1,000; Honorable Mentions, 5 awards of $100 each.

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