Category Archives: war

$5,000 prize for 2013 novel set during a past war


Dec. 1, 2013 deadline; book must have been published in 2013; details HERE:


Win a trip to France – The Time and Place writing contest


The Time and Place Prize; open to all genres; 5,000 words max; $25 entry fee; deadline Nov. 30, 2012; 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Launch Pad contest for unpublished novelists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 short story contest – “Living Under Fire”


1,ooo words max; cash prize; write about living in a conflict zone; deadline is 12/31/2010; folow the guidelines from the Web site:

FREE contest for military novels


W.Y. Boyd Literary Award for Excellence in Military Fiction; YA or adult

Deadline is 12/1/2010; prize is $5,000; no entry fee; novel must have been published (possible self-published?) during previous year. For info, go HERE:,%20Grants%20and%20Scholarships&uid=8FFCC9A02188EFCA