UPDATE: Congratulations to Maria Faust Bostian, the winner of our Week 4 contest! This week’s contest is open to everyone! All you have to do is answer this question: what has been your most memorable experience at a Write2Ignite conference? If you haven’t attended a Write2Ignite conference yet, describe the experience you would most like […]
UPDATE: Congratulations to David Friedli, the winner of our Week 3 contest! This week’s contest is open to everyone! Did you know we offer critiques of up to 10 pages of your manuscript? What would you be most interested in learning from a critique? Submit your answer before June 16 by commenting on this post, […]
UPDATE: Congratulations to Amy Bradsher, the winner of our Week 2 contest! This week’s contest is open to everyone! Tell us your favorite author and book for a chance to win a free book! Submit your answer before June 9 by commenting on this post, sending a comment to W2I’s contact email (firstname.lastname@example.org), or […]
Writing Contests, Deadlines, and Write2Ignite Conference Registration!
Summer break (and summer weather) is here or near, providing a perfect opportunity for you to fine tune your writing plans, check schedules, and finalize writing contest and conference details! Here are events with summer deadlines you won’t want to miss!
- Write2Ignite Conference registration! Early registration saves $30 on adult full tuition and $15 on student (middle school through college) tuition. That’s money you can use for books, travel expenses, and more! Deadline for early registration: September 1, 2018.
- The “Faith and Freedom” writing contest cosponsored by Write2Ignite and EA Books Publishing! (Open only to those attending W2I 2018.) Benefits: there’s no extra fee to enter (conference registration and attendance qualify you), a wide range of genres is accepted, both youth and adults may apply, and winners will be published in an EA Books anthology. See full details here. Deadline for submissions: August 20, 2018.
- In her Encouraging Words newsletter, presenter Jean Matthew Hall reports that agent Cyle Young is having an open submission period, accepting “children’s, MG, YA, and adult audience books for the general and Christian markets, both nonfiction and fiction. . . . Tell them that Jean Hall sent you!” Send your submissions to email@example.com. Deadline for submissions: June 30, 2018.
UPDATE: Congratulations to Jenna Turner, the winner of our teen contest! Keynote presenters, workshop choices, editor and agent appointments, professional critiques, and contests—these benefits are available to both students and adults who attend the Write2Ignite Conference on September 21–22, 2018! Carol Baldwin, who’s returning as a presenter, chose students’ potential as her “success story” focus: […]
WRITING CONTEST! According to author and founder Cheri Cowell, EA Books Publishing will offer a writing contest and publication opportunity open only to those who register for and attend the September 21–22, 2018, Write2Ignite Conference. Participants who attend the conference both Friday and Saturday may submit one entry on the theme of “Faith and Freedom”—fiction, nonfiction, […]
And the Winner is…
The winner of the Write2Ignite 2017 Summer Writing Contest is . . .
Billy Dean Stone and the Shrieks of Doom by Jetta B. Allen!
Thanks to all who shared their humorous stories with us! The judges enjoyed reading them all!