Tag Archives: Cascade Contest

From Novice to Novelist: How Contests Help Writers at Any Stage

By Camille Eide I’ve been entering writing contests since I began writing for publication 10 years ago, both as a pre-published and published writer. I’ve won, placed, and been passed over, but regardless of my stage as a writer or the outcome, I’ve never come away from a writing contest empty-handed. Why should authors enter a writing contest? Pre-published writers …

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2016 Cascade Writing Contest

The 2016 Cascade Writing Contest Opens Valentine’s Day by Julie McDonald Zander, Co-Chair of the Cascade Writing Contest “When I heard the first few words of my novel being read, I instantly doubled over, teary-eyed and shaking,” said Becky Cuadra George, whose unpublished novel won the 2015 Contemporary Fiction Award. “Thirteen years and counting on that manuscript, but now there’s a light …

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Cascade Contest

Writers received recognition for excellent craftsmanship the evening of August 12 during the 2015 Cascade Writing Contest Awards ceremony at the Red Lion on the River in Portland. Hosts Susan May Warren and James Rubart welcomed finalists on the stage and then celebrated the winners by reading the opening line of each winning entry.

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2015 Summer Conference Update

Plan Now to Attend the Summer Conference, August 10–13 by Lindy Jacobs, Summer Conference Director “Being Salt and Light” (Matthew 5:13–16)

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Cascade Writing Contest Update

Congratulations to all who entered the second annual Cascade Writing Contest! Your participation shows your determination to show your best work and advance your writing goals, and we applaud you. The contest closed March 31st with more than 150 entries. We also want to thank our outstanding lineup of judges for their many hours of review and for encouraging the …

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