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New Words

Add these to your vocabulary:

solidus
a short oblique stroke (/) between two words indicating that whichever is appropriate may be chosen to complete the sense of the text in which they occur.
example: his/her, either/or
tilde
a symbol (~) indicating equivalency or similarity between two values.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

You have time to enter these contests from Writers Market



Writers Digest lists some writing contests with deadlines in May.
Check them out on www.WritersMarket.com.

3 MAY WRITING CONTESTS

WritersMarket.com lists hundreds of contests for writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, writing for children, and more. Here are three with May deadlines:
  • The Alexander Patterson Cappon Fiction Award is offered annually for the best unpublished short story. The winner receives $1,500. Deadline: May 18.
  • FIELD Poetry Prize is offered annually for the best unpublished collection of poetry. The winner receives $1,000, standard royalties, and publication. Submissions are received only during the month of May.
  • Slapering Hol Press Chapbook Competition is offered annually for the best previously unpublished chapbook collection of poetry. The winning manuscript earns $1,000, publication, and 20 copies of the chapbook. Deadline: May 15. 

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