Category Archives: competitions

  1. Self-promotion with a twist


    June 20, 2008 by Tracey S. Rosenberg

    In This Day And Age ™, building a loyal fanbase is oh-so-important, and authors do their best to keep readers …
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  2. Rules lawyering, agent edition


    May 23, 2008 by Tracey S. Rosenberg

    Alas, I wasn’t one of the five finalists in the Nathan Bransford 250-words-of-dialogue competition. (I wasn’t even in the top …
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  3. 249 words of dialogue


    May 20, 2008 by Tracey S. Rosenberg

    Agent Nathan Bransford (man, that’s a cool title) is having a dialogue competition over at his blog, so I thought, …
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  4. Why is it that the rejection means more than the acceptance?

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    March 29, 2008 by Tracey S. Rosenberg

    Entry title says it all, really. ‘Yay! Poem accepted. WAAAAAAH REJECTION *sob* *is sulky*.’ Didn’t win or place in the …
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  5. Science fiction round-up

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    March 19, 2008 by Tracey S. Rosenberg

    One of the big cliches in modern science fiction – probably right up there with ‘a spaceship with two people …
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  6. I caught this morning writers writing


    February 25, 2008 by Tracey S. Rosenberg

    I don’t have many short stories suitable for submitting to little contests, simply because the word limit tends to be …
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  7. Behind the curtain


    February 12, 2008 by Tracey S. Rosenberg

    Submitting manuscripts, whether for publication or for competitions, rather feels like the literal meaning of ‘over the transom’: you put …
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I live, work, and write in Edinburgh. I travel to other places as much as I can. To contact me, email writingmostly at gmail dot com.


CURRENTLY READING (January): Michael Harrold, Comrades and Strangers; Mary McCarthy, A Charmed Life; Maria Edgeworth, Castle Rackrent


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