-Paper Darts & Reminders-
this past week I’ve been attempting to catch up on work, finish up
some After Armageddon, and prepare for the 2013 A to Z Challenge.
been shaping up to be a busy week, and with Easter an undoubtedly busy
weekend. It will be nice to see all the family together again, though
I’m uncertain if everyone can make it this year. I’m sure the majority
will. Easter isn’t exactly a holiday I place up there as a must attend gathering. Thanksgiving and Christmas are essential, though!
So before the weekend hits I wanted to share some information on a contest and give reminders on some upcoming events.
Paper Darts Short Fiction Award
$800 for 800 words. You do the math.
entries have to be 800 words or less. They allow limitless entries, but
be mindful as there’s a $6 entry fee per submission. The current
deadline is set at 5/15/2013.
Check out the site (I’ve yet to fully explore it myself) and follow the link for more details on the contest rules!
2013 A to Z Challenge begins Monday, and I believe registering closes
up Sunday evening. I’ve yet to register myself, so I’ll have to heed my
own reminder! I’ve begun some rough drafts on some entries, but wasn’t
able to write as much as I’d hoped. This is definitely going to be a
if you haven’t registered yet, please do so. If just stumbling across
this for the first time, check out the site (they have a slew of helpful
blog entries from the Host and Co-Hosts of the event) and consider
participating! Should be a lot of fun! No word min/max, just writing
what you want/can, and meeting a handful of fellow bloggers.
Camp NaNoWriMo begins in April too. I’m attempting to hit a goal of 10k
words. Pretty lax compared to November’s 50k, but with the A to Z going
on I want to make sure I’m not completely overwhelmed.
not sure what my 10k will be based on. Perhaps I can use it for After
Armageddon. It’s been a fear I won’t be able to focus on it for the
month of April with all these events happening. Part of me wishes to
revisit my original story from NaNoWriMo, though, since it’s been
neglected for months.
Who knows... I don’t have long to decide. Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock. The countdown to madness is upon us!
Good luck to everyone participating!
you decided to check out the A to Z Challenge? Camp NaNoWriMo? Have you
ever submitted to any contests? If so, what was the experience like?
Ever win any prizes and/or get published?