Category Archives: Contests

A Tip of the Hat to Retro Hugo Awards

According to the Hugo Awards official site: The World Science Fiction Society Constitution allows, but does not require, a Worldcon held 50, 75, or 100 years after a Worldcon at which no Hugo Awards were presented to present Retrospective Hugo … Continue reading

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Hugo Nominated Movies 2016

The finalists have been announced for the 2016 Hugo Awards, managed by the World Science Fiction Society (WSFS). There are good selections in the group, and the finalist lists are always a good place to find recent works that others … Continue reading

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SFWA–Nominees for Ray Bradbury Award

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The Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation is presented by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Eligible works are dramatic presentation in any form, including film, television, radio, internet, and stage productions. The Ray Bradbury Award is not a … Continue reading

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The 2015 Hugo Winners’ Circle

The World Science Fiction Society announced last night the winners of the 2015 Hugo Awards for best 2014 works of science fiction or fantasy in specified categories. Congratulations to the winners for their outstanding work and achievement. Here are the … Continue reading

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Procyon Descent Available to Read and Vote For at Inkitt

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Don’t miss Procyon Descent, available to read for free online while it is entered in the Beyond Time Science Fiction Writing Contest. Inkitt hosts writing contests for readers to vote. The Beyond Time contest is open from June 22 through July … Continue reading

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Contempoary Romance Writers Hosts Pitch Contest for Editors from Harlequin Presents 

Date: June 24, 2015 Guests/Judges: Editors Carly Byrne & Pippa Roscoe, Harlequin Presents Fee: FREE! Eligibility: The pitch contest is open to everyone – CRW members or non-members. But CRW invites non-members to consider joining its RWA chapter so you don’t miss out on … Continue reading

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The Hugo Nominated Movies

The movie category, in Hugo Award language, is “Dramatic Presentation, Long Form.” Some years there are great science fiction movies to pick from, some years not so much. This year five movies received nominations, each noteworthy in its own way. … Continue reading

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Write a Poem a Day in April

April is National Poetry Month, and writers and aspiring writers are encouraged to join many others (experienced and beginner poets) in the exciting free challenge: the 2015 April Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenge. Each day’s poems will be judged by a top … Continue reading

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Time is Running to Nominate for Hugos

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The nomination period is open for the 2015 Hugo Awards and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer and will remain open until 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. Eligibility to Nominate You may nominate for … Continue reading

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Apex Magazine Sponsors Steal the Spotlight Micro Fiction Contest

A contest for Micro Fiction writers everywhere, in time for Halloween. But this will not feature vampires, zombies, witches, and ghosts. Apex Magazine wants something a little different. “There’s more out there. Monsters waiting in the wings to give you … Continue reading

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