Category Archives: children’s books

Annual Writers-Editors International Writing Competition


nonfiction, fiction (short story and novel chapter), children’s literature, poetry; cash prizes; entry fees range from $3 to $20; deadline 3/15/2013; details HERE:

Launch Pad contest for unpublished novelists


deadlines vary by category: historical fiction is May 10, 2012, suspense/crime/mystery/thriller is June 10, contemporary fiction/women’s fiction is July 10, middle grade, YA fiction is August 10, contemporary romance is September 10, Speculative is October 10. entry fee is $35; details HERE:

FREE contest – Children’s picture books and fiction book manuscripts wanted


Sleepytown Press is holding a FREE contest with two grand prizes, one for a children’s picture book and one for fiction. Deadline is February 14, 2012. Read guidelines carefully before submitting to them! Details HERE: