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Offline Pearl L.

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$50,000 contest for women writers
« on: April 06, 2012, 01:50:29 AM »
I recently updated the contest page at Please check out all the new contests on the contest page

Of special interest to women writers, the $50,000 Gift of Freedom award from A Room of Her Own, Deadline November 1.

Also of special interest, the $1000 Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition. Deadline May 15th. The interview with Lorian Hemingway about the contest provides fascinating information and good tips useful in any contest:

Finally, the $500 Hazel Hilles Memorial Short Fiction Prize. Deadline September 18, 2012, to commemorate the death of my mother-in-law this past January:

And many more...
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Pearl Luke is the author of two novels, <i>Burning Ground</i> & <i>Madame Zee</i>. Please visit to read excerpts from the novels, and for advice on writing technique and process, writing resources, writing prompts, character name generator, and much more.

Offline Laura H

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Re: $50,000 contest for women writers
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2012, 07:18:26 AM »
These sound very interesting, Pearl.  Thanks for posting  :)
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