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Friday, March 5, 2010

Bonus Saturday

SCRIPTS WANTED – SCI-FI
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100to1 Productions - Urban SciFi
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We are looking for completed feature-length urban sci-fi scripts, i.e. something in the vein of "Terminator," "Minority Report," or "Bladerunner."

Budget will not exceed $5 million. WGA and non-WGA writers may submit.  Our credits include "The Action Hero's Guide to Saving Lives," among others.

TO SUBMIT:

1. Please go to www.InkTippro.com/leads
2. Enter your email address (you will be signing up for InkTip's newsletter - FREE!)
3. Copy/Paste this code: pps1egr7za
4. You will be submitting a logline and synopsis only, and you will be contacted to submit the full script only if there is interest from the production company.

IMPORTANT: Please ONLY submit your work if it fits what the lead is looking for EXACTLY.

If you aren't sure if your submission fits, please ask InkTip first. Please mention you heard about this from Jeff Gund at INFOLIST.com and please email any questions to:  jerrol@inktip.com


***CAXTON PRESS has a long tradition of publishing Western works of timeless appeal. We always are looking for new material. Caxton publishes nonfiction trade books for general audiences.

We prefer to publish western or frontier history, travel, pictorials, or narratives: nonfiction with a western theme. We will consider historical fiction if it deals with the West. We do not publish poetry.

Send submissions to:

C. W. Cornell, Editor
Caxton Press
312 Main Street
Caldwell, ID 83605

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Contests. . .


ALABAMA WRITERS' CONCLAVE 2010 WRITING COMPETITION

$3 to $12 ENTRY FEE DEPENDING ON CATEGORY

Deadline: April 20, 2010 (postmark). Prizes: 1st:
$100; 2nd: $75; 3rd: $50; 4th: $25 and up to 4

Honorable Mentions in each category.
Fiction - maximum 2,500 words.
Short Fiction - maximum 1,000 words.
Juvenile Fiction (stories for ages 4-12) - maximum 2,500 words.

MUST LIST GENRE AND TARGETED AGE GROUP (i.e. picture book, 3 & up).

Nonfiction - maximum 2,500 words (PLEASE

SPECIFY IF WRITTEN FOR ADULT OR CHILDREN).
Humor (fiction, nonfiction, or poetry) - maximum 2,000 words or 50 lines (for poems).
Traditional Poem (any "form" poem, i.e. villanelle, sonnet, sestina) - maximum 40 lines.
Free Verse Poem - maximum 60 lines.
First Chapter of Novel - up to 10 pages, first chapter ONLY.


WRITERS' VILLAGE SHORT FICTION COMPETITION

ENTRY FEE £5 ($8)
The first prize is £150 ($242), with a second prize of 30 ($48) and a third of £20 ($32). Ten further prizes of £10 ($16) each are on offer to writers whose short fiction shows the greatest originality, mastery of the craft skills of creative writing and power to move the reader. Accepts prose fiction in any genre up to 3,000 words.

DeadlineMarch 31, 2010.

5 comments:

kathy stemke said...

Great post, full of good information. Thanks. I better get writing!

Jaleta Clegg said...

I know some people who write western historical. I'll have to point them to this post. Thanks!

V.R. Leavitt said...

Gotta love more markets and contests!!

Cheryl said...

Thanks for helping me stay on top of these things. Market stuff just isn't my thing lately.

Cheryl

V.R. Leavitt said...

Gotta love more markets and contests!!