Synopsis: After a short-lived marriage, Sherry Frazzelle is living single life to the fullest in her little Connecticut town, accompanied by her Jack Russell terrier, Chutney. Her new passion is competitive cooking--but it turns out that murder is the surprise ingredient . . . With contestants... Continue Reading →
Announcing the Winner of the 2016 Best Fiction Award…
Ladies and gentlemen, I am now, announcing the winner and runner ups for the 2016 Best Fiction Awards... First runner up...is Fifi Flowers - Falling in Paris. Second runner up....is Martha Sweeney - Killmore. Third runner up...is Joe Cosentino - Cozzi Cove: Bouncing Back. And the winner...of the 2016 Best Fiction is...Nikki Strycharz! Her novel,... Continue Reading →
Best Fiction Awards
It's that time of the year again...last year we had many authors who entered into the contest. Now, we are hosting it again. Begins on October 20, 2016. Ends on Decemeber 10, 2016. Winners are announced on January 11, 2016. Last year, we had 9 winners in different categories featuring different genres. There will be... Continue Reading →
Contest: Free Print Giveaway!
I am excited to announce that we will be hosting a giveaway for a free print copy of The Naked Eye by Iris Johansen. To enter: Like the blog. Like this post. Follow the blog. Share this post. Like us on Twitter @urbanliterary Follow us on Twitter. Share this post on Twitter. Like us... Continue Reading →
April Magazine Issue
Hi everyone, We will be working in the April Issue starting March 1, 2016. Inside this new issue, we will be featuring a lot of historical fiction pieces. Historical Fiction Book Reviews Greatest Historical Pieces Ever Written What You Need to Know When Writing Historical Fiction Historical Writing Prompts Can You Write Fiction? (A fun... Continue Reading →
Prizes & Giveaways!
Click the link to enter: Martha Sweeney.
FREE Contest for Women’s Fiction
Dear Readers, I came across this incredible contest and wanted to share it with you. This was taken from the Writer's Digest website: New Free Contest for Writers of Women's Fiction -- Judged by Agent Elizabeth Winick Rubenstein (with prizes!) Welcome to the 21st (free!) "Dear Lucky Agent" Contest on the GLA blog. This is... Continue Reading →
Central Ohio Fiction Writers (COFW) Contest! A Fundraiser & A Way to Get Published!
Central Ohio Fiction Writers (COFW) 21st Annual Ignite the Flame Contest All entries must be electronic. The COFW Ignite the Flame Contest will begin accepting entries on June 1, 2015. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. EST on July 15, 2015. Entrants must be unpublished in book-length fiction (minimum 40k) in the last... Continue Reading →
Contest for Writers from Writer’s Relief!
The Writer’s Relief Review Board Is Now Open For Submissions— But Only Until Thursday, April 16. We’re currently accepting new clients, but first you must receive Review Board approval. Our Review Board is accepting work in the following genres only: > Novels and memoirs > Poetry > Short stories and narrative nonfiction (personal essays) Space... Continue Reading →
Alert!! Authors & Writers a publishing contest!!
Dear Self-Published/Independently Published Author:I’m pleased to let you know that the Third Annual Shelf Unbound Writing Competition for Best Independently Published Book, sponsored by Bowker, is now also sponsored by Blurb, who is generously offering new prizes (see below). Details and rules are here: shelfmediagroup.com/pages/competition.html.The winner, finalists, and more than 100 notable books from the... Continue Reading →
The PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction Due October 31, 2014
Calling all authors and writers!!!!Please, go to your search engines and type in this contest name for information: The PEN/Faulkner Award Fiction Contest This is free to enter, has has major cash prizes and is a valid contest for authors! I would post all the information reading it, but it is copyrighted so, I... Continue Reading →