Interesting post, from an interesting site: “The Risks – Know Them – Avoid Them”, by Erin Bromage

“The Risks – Know Them – Avoid Them”, by Erin Bromage Link to article post: https://www.erinbromage.com/post/the-risks-know-them-avoid-them

$39,000 Short Story Prize: The Sunday Times Short Story Awards

Entering the 2017 Award http://shortstoryaward.co.uk/entries Entries are now open for the 2017 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. The prize, worth £30,000 to the winner, is an international award, founded in 2010, that is open to any story of up to 6,000 words written in English. Stories need to have been either previously unpublished orContinue reading “$39,000 Short Story Prize: The Sunday Times Short Story Awards”

Freedom With Writing – free ebook

Freedom With Writing‘s Ian Chandler is giving away their most recent ebook, “The Freelance Writer’s Battle: How to Shatter the Nine Myths that Stop Freelance Writing Success”. Download available here.

$2k Writing Contest: “Connecting People With Politics”

The Web of Life Foundation is hosting their annual writing competition, with a $1,500 first place prize, and a $500 second place prize. They accept prose of any form, including short stories and essays, for the competition. This year’s theme is “Connecting Politics With People.” The deadline for entry is September 30th, 2016. Submissions shouldContinue reading “$2k Writing Contest: “Connecting People With Politics””

“9 Non-Threatening Leadership Strategies for Women” by Sarah Cooper

http://thecooperreview.com/non-threatening-leadership-strategies-for-women/ “When setting a deadline, ask your coworker what he thinks of doing something, instead of just asking him to get it done. This makes him feel less like you’re telling them what to do and more like you care about his opinions.”  😀  

The Library Journal – $1,000 prize for self-published ebooks

The Library Journal is hosting an indie ebook contest to honor self-published ebooks. The books must be in the following genres: Romance, Mystery, Science Fiction, Fantasy and Young Adult, with a $1,000 prize for each genre’s winner (plus promotion by the Library Journal). The prize is only open to books that have been digitally self published.Continue reading “The Library Journal – $1,000 prize for self-published ebooks”

Blogs that Pay Writers $50+ for Guest Posts

Guest blogging is one option to getting your name out there or widening your network. Below is one of the most comprehensive, high-quality list* of blogs that accept guest posts compiled and available on the web, most paying $50 (and up) for posts. Some sites want longer articles, but for the purposes of this list,Continue reading “Blogs that Pay Writers $50+ for Guest Posts”