Amateur writing contests
4 Apr Here are some free writing contests to get started. the genre of science fiction or fantasy, and new and amateur writers are welcome to apply.
21 Free Writing Contests With Cash Prizes
15 Apr The Writers of the Fiction Contest is arguably the biggest writing contest for the Sci-fi and Fantasy genres. It is tailor-made for amateur writers.
Description:Prose offers weekly challenges meant to spark your creativity; many are just for fun, but look for the weekly numbered challenges posted by Prose rather than community members or sponsors for a chance to win money. Biannually; the deadline for work published between June and May has not yet been announced. Submissions may be adult or YA novels. Entries can be any genre of speculative fiction, can be a collaborative work, and should be 1,, words. Richard J Margolis Award This award is for a new journalist or essayist whose work combines warmth, humour, wisdom and concern with social justice. Sadly, not much has changed when it comes to companies trying to take advantage of writers who want a chance at recognition and maybe a little bit of money.