Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Meeting Reminder - Jan. 17

The Oshkosh Area Writers Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17 in the lower level meeting room of the Oshkosh Public Library. As always, meetings are free and open to anyone 17 and older. 

Saturday, January 10, 2015

WWA Author Showcase

The Wisconsin Writers Association will sponsor their second annual Author Showcase in conjunction with the Lakefly Writers Conference, May 9, 2015 at the Oshkosh Convention Center. Enjoy a variety of books for sale by Wisconsin publishers and authors at this free event.

If you would like to reserve table space, please contact Phillip Gaithright at fcfmgr@wiwrite.org; cost is $20. 

Monday, January 05, 2015

Lakefly Writing Contests

The Lakefly Writers Conference (May 8-9) has announced their 2015 writing contests:

Short story fiction:  2500 words or less. Any genre that includes the theme: Temptation

Flash fiction:  500 words or less; any genre.

First Five Pages:  A maximum of the first five pages of an original, unpublished novel; any genre. It must be accompanied by a two-paragraph synopsis. The novel does not need to be completed at the time of submission.

The Jean Nelson Essay: 2500 words or less. Theme: Literary character I would most like to meet.

There's no fee to enter; cash prizes. Deadline is March 15, 2015.

For complete rules and submission guidelines, visit the Lakefly Writers Conference contest page.

Thursday, January 01, 2015


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