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March 31, 2014

Writing Competitions and Opportunities Digest – Edition 39

by limebirdvanessa

Hello guys and gals, and welcome to the 39th Edition of our weekly writing competitions and opportunities digest. The last edition is available here.

If you noticed that there was no digest last week, then well spotted! Did you miss us? Well we’re back this week with a new selection of writing opportunities to get your creative juices flowing. Do you ever feel like you don’t know whether you’re coming or going? If so, then the first on today’s list with its “Arrivals and departures” theme should be perfect for you.

As always, do let us know if you submit to any that we list, we love to hear about your writing endeavours!


Opportunity type – Submissions sought for an anthology (poetry, stories and memoir).
Theme – Arrivals and departures.
Word count – Up to 2,500 words .
Organiser/publisher – CommuterLit.
Reward – They say “Authors whose work is accepted for the anthology will be compensated”.
Eligibility – Not specified.
Deadline – April 21, 2014.
Link for info – CommuterLit anthology submissions.
Notes – They also accept general submissions on an ongoing basis, see website for more details.



Opportunity type – Short story callout for an anthology.
Theme – Fire (needs to be horror, fantasy or science fiction).
Word count – 3,000 to 7,000 words (firm).
Organiser/publisher – Nocturnal Press Publications.
Reward – Publication only.
Eligibility – Not specified.
Deadline – May 15, 2014.
Link for info – Nocturnal Press anthology call.
Notes – They expect to publish the anthology in July.

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