Tuesday, May 5, 2009

News from Carolyn Howard Johnson

Write On Four Corners Alum Carolyn Howard Johnson has found a nifty writing contest for you flash fiction writers. Check it out.

TRI Studio LLC, owner of the free ezine for writers, The Fiction Flyer, www.tri-studio.com/ezine.html announces a contest for writers of fiction, judged by youth book illustrator and author Kevin Collier, his author and wife, Kristen, and author and promotional guru, Carolyn Howard-Johnson. Old Mold New Milieu challenges authors and writers to choose two characters from one of their books or works and create a flash fiction story based on several prompts provided in the contest guidelines. Winners will receive certificates and modest cash prizes, and their stories will be published in the July/August issue of The Fiction Flyer with a subscriber list of about 1,000.

The contest will be judged on the following criteria: Character strength and credibility, dialogue and short story development. The deadline for contest entries is June 30, 2009. Contest details may be viewed here: http://tri-studio.com/contestguidelines.html

Kevin Collier is the Art Director for the Grand Haven Tribune newspaper, and is author or illustrator of over 100 published books. He also appears on KICKS Club TV. twww.kevinscottcollierhomepage.blogspot.com Kristen Collier is the author of "King of Glory," a critically acclaimed Christian novel released in 2005. She is also a columnist for several newspapers and feature writer for The Chronicle of the Horse magazine. http://collierauthors.blogspot.com/ Carolyn Howard-Johnson is the multi award-winning author of numerous novels, books of poetry, and the best-selling how-to Frugal Book series on book promotion. http://carolynhoward-johnson.com/

TRI Studio members include president Kathe Gogolewski, author of TATO, a middle grade fantasy adventure published by Red Engine Press http://www.tristudio.com/kathegogolewski.html and Ann Durand, author of A Promise to Keep, a romantic suspense published by Double Dragon Publishing at http://www.double-dragon-ebooks.com and Ray Grant, author of short stories and flash fiction http://www.tri-studio.com/RaymondGrant.html Writers are invited to submit their flash fiction to The Fiction Flyer. Guidelines are in each issue at http://www.tri-studio.com/ezine.html

Connie Gotsch www.conniegotsch.com Host Write On Four Corners KSJE FM, Farmington NM www.ksje.com Author two award winning novels Snap Me a Future and A Mouthful of Shell available www.dlsijpress.com

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Coming in 2009, Belle’s Star,’ a youth novel from Artemesia Press at http://www.apbooks.net

1 comment:

Kathe Gogolewski said...

Great to see the contest here, Connie! It's going to be a lot of fun!