Indie Film Distributor Calling for Independent SciFi Films

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Short story magicians and literary buffs take note! It’s an old and well-respected competition with a lot of talent. Consider!

Creative Writing Contests

**IMPORTANT NOTICE: Due to a web hosting problem that has now been resolved, we have extended our 2012 deadline to May 31, 2012. This applies to our 2012 competition only.

Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition 2012

Writers of short fiction are encouraged to enter the 2012 Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition. The competition has a thirty-one year history of literary excellence, and its organizers are dedicated to enthusiastically supporting the efforts and talent of emerging writers of short fiction whose voices have yet to be heard.

Lorian Hemingway, granddaughter of Nobel laureate Ernest Hemingway, is the author of three critically acclaimed books: Walking into the River, Walk on Water, and A World Turned Over. Ms. Hemingway is the competition’s final judge.

Prizes and Publication:

The first-place winner will receive $1,500 and publication of his or her winning story in Cutthroat: A Journal of the Arts. The second –…

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Poetic Memes

Not mine, but all of ours in the poetic corner of the blogosphere, in its way.

“I’m a drinker with writing problems.” ~Brendan Behan

Yes, that’s right, you’ve seen these memes stalking facebook for days. Now you have one too, poets. You didn’t think the internet would forget about you did you?

Let’s be honest: the cat’s has a point. You’re not seeing too much of the poet locking himself away in the woods for months on end to tap into the secrets of nature these days. And given how many poems these days flare up on the societal or political topic, I’ve no doubt more than a few began with that glittering box we call the TV.

Aren’t the changing times fun?

Although also acceptable would have been said cat with  lounging in the grass of a backyard, staring at the skyline. Beer still mandatory, of course.