Tag: Writing Contest

Tips for Writing a Captivating Short Story

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Tips for Writing a Captivating Short Story

In the publishing world, a short story normally refers to fiction and they come in varying shapes and sizes: Traditional: 1,500-5000 words Flash Fiction: 500-1,000 words Micro Fiction: 5-350 words Writing a short story can sometimes be more difficult than writing a full novel. This is because you have to captivate your readers, take them […]

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Why Writing Contests Matter for Self-Published Authors

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Why Writing Contests Matter for Self-Published Authors

Writing contests are one of those hit or miss spots for authors. People either love and trust them fully or they question everything about them. Generally speaking, most require a fee. If not, you should probably be a bit skeptical of where the funds are coming from and how much said contest will actually benefit […]

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Xulon Press Announces September 2013 Christian Choice Writing Contest Winners

Xulon Press Announces September 2013 Christian Choice Writing Contest Winners

Xulon Press is proud to announce the winner of the September 2013 Christian Choice Writing Contest. The contest received over 550 submissions from both amateur and professional writers, and the stories—which ranged from personal testimonies, to poems and works of fiction […]

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Xulon Press Announces 2013 July Christian Choice Writing Contest is Officially Open

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Xulon Press Announces 2013 July Christian Choice Writing Contest is Officially Open

First-place winner to receive Xulon Press Elite Publishing Package and more. Maitland, FL July 1, 2013 Xulon Press is now accepting original entries of up to 4,000 characters (including spaces – approximately 700 to 750 words) from all authors for the 2013 July Christian Choice Writing Contest. Xulon Press welcomes entries from both amateur and […]

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Xulon Press Successful Author Spotlight: Josh Baker

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Xulon Press Successful Author Spotlight: Josh Baker

Today’s Xulon Press Successful Author Spotlight features Josh Baker, the 2012 winner of the Xulon Press Christian Choice Writing Contest who has written a Christian fiction Young Adult novel called “Please Don’t Remove MarGreat’s Glasses!”.

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