At the December meeting we critiqued an SF flash fiction and a Zombie story, heard about two members’ recent publications (Randy and Susan) and two who successfully completed NaNoWriMo, finalized details about an upcoming writers’ retreat, two summer workshopsand making our updated website live. In addition, we were given final details on the short story contest, finances (we now have 41 members), the news that Canada’s national SF awards will be held at When Words Collide in Calgary in August, and a short fiction market. Our skills session was on self-editing, January’s will be on use of poetic language and February’s will be on how to work with Amazon.
Submission guidelines for Shanghai-Steam anthology could be found here: http://www.shanghai-steam.com/?page_id=5
2012 Robyn Herrington Memorial Short Story Contest– Call for writers.
Deadline: May 3th 2012
Top 3 placings and 5 honourable mentions. Prizes 1st $100; 2nd $75; 3rd $50; honourable mentions $25
For more details: http://writtenword.org/in_places_between/