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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 Contest FAQs

2016 Cascade Contest FAQs Cascade Writing Contest & Awards  Frequently Asked Questions   Q: The rules state children’s unpublished picture bookentries should not include art or illustrations. Since art is such an important part of a children’s picture book, and I am an artist, can I submit my artwork? Art and illustrations will not be accepted as part of the children’s …

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Summer Conference Director’s Letter

Plan Now to Attend Summer Conference August 13–16, 2012 Speak of His Wonders Psalm 105:2 niv “OCW Summer Conference is one of the best in the country,” say editors, agents, and conferees. We offer top-notch writing instruction, manuscript reviews, one-on-one meetings with editors and agents, career mentoring, and networking in a professional yet casual setting. Evening sessions feature outstanding speakers …

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