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Monday, March 11, 2019

Lois W. Stern Announces New Short Story contest ...


          ...and tells me all both new and experienced writers are welcome!            

 A SHORT STORY CONTEST: HELPNG WRITERS SUCCEED 

   Grab this Opportunity to be Published in the Award-winning Tales2Inspire Anthology Series: 

THEME: STRONGER TODAY BECAUSE . . .
MANY OF YOU WILL IMMEDIATELY THINK OF A TEACHER, BUT THAT TEACHER COULD BE SOMEONE IN OR OUT OF CLASSROOM, OR EVEN AN EVENT THAT IMPACTED YOU DEEPLY. 
Submit a moving story about that person or life changing event that impacted you deeply, and enter your story into the next Tales2Inspire contest. NO ENTRANCE FEES, this is an ‘Authors Helping Authors’ project. See all details at: www.tales2inspire.com/contest
DUE DATE: APRIL 15th 


                                           


GUIDELINES
* For guidelines on writing a winning story, CLICK HERE.
* To learn how to submit a story, CLICK HERE.
* To learn about winner rewards – What’s In it For You – CLICK HERE.
* To learn how stories are judged and how authors become part of that process. CLICK HERE.
* For post-judging editing support, CLICK HERE.


Whether you are new to Tales2Inspire or have been with us before, a quick review of our above Contest Guidelines will help you succeed. Then follow the  How to Submit page for step-by-step easy submission instructions.

                                                 



Lois W. Stern has been helping authors succeed since 2012 when she first created Tales2Inspire, an ‘Authors Helping Authors’ project/contest. She has now published seven books of amazing stories and works diligently to promote her winning authors.  She encourages Tales2Inspire newcomers to first download the FREE Tales2Inspire sample book, below. Not only is it a treat to read these stories, but it will give you a great idea of the type inspiring stories we like to publish.

Get a FREE sample book of 6 inspiring stories written by winners of these contests.www.tales2inspire.com/gift



MORE ABOUT THE BLOGGER

 Howard-Johnson is the multi award-wining author of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. She is also a marketing consultant, editor, and author of the multi award-winning HowToDoItFrugally Series of books for writers including the award-winning second editions of The Frugal Book Promoter and The Frugal Editor. Her latest is in the series is How to Get Great Book Reviews Frugally and Ethically. Learn more on her Amazon profile page, http://bit.ly/CarolynsAmznProfile. Great Little Last Minute Editing Tips for Writers is one of her booklets--perfect for inexpensive gift giving--and, another booklet, The Great First Impression Book Proposal helps writers who want to be traditionally published. She has three FRUGAL books for retailers including one she encourages authors to read because it will help them convince retailers to host their workshops, presentations, and signings. It is A Retailer’s Guide to Frugal In-Store Promotions: How To Increase Profits and Spit in the Eyes of Economic Downturns with Thrifty Events and Sales Techniques (http://bit.ly/RetailersGuide). In addition to this blog, she helps writers extend the exposure of their favorite reviews at TheNewBookReview.blogspot.com. She also blogs at all things editing--grammar, formatting and more--at The Frugal, Smart, and Tuned-In Editor (http://TheFrugalEditor.blogspot.com)

Monday, February 25, 2019

Quick! Annual Free PromoDay Is Coming

This is just a quick notice for you to register for this free online writers’ conference and circle your calendar to attend on May 11.  If you own my award winning book, #TheFrugalBookPromoter, https://bit.ly/FrugalBookPromo , this is probably also a good time to review the chapter on writers’ conferences that help you make the most of them. I have loved this event for years!

Sat 11th May 2019, hundreds of writing; marketing industry professionals from around the world will gather to celebrate #PromoDayEvent, a special online event dedicated to promoting, networking and learning. Over 10 presenters, one whole day of free presentations!  Learn more about  #PromoDay2019 and on Twitter @promodayevent. 


MORE ABOUT THE BLOGGER Howard-Johnson is the multi award-wining author of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. She is also a marketing consultant, editor, and author of the multi award-winning HowToDoItFrugally Series of books for writers including the award-winning second editions of The Frugal Book Promoter and The Frugal Editor. Her latest is in the series is How to Get Great Book Reviews Frugally and Ethically. Learn more on her Amazon profile page, http://bit.ly/CarolynsAmznProfile. Great Little Last Minute Editing Tips for Writers is one of her booklets--perfect for inexpensive gift giving--and, another booklet, The Great First Impression Book Proposal helps writers who want to be traditionally published. She has three FRUGAL books for retailers including one she encourages authors to read because it will help them convince retailers to host their workshops, presentations, and signings. It is A Retailer’s Guide to Frugal In-Store Promotions: How To Increase Profits and Spit in the Eyes of Economic Downturns with Thrifty Events and Sales Techniques (http://bit.ly/RetailersGuide). In addition to this blog, she helps writers extend the exposure of their favorite reviews at TheNewBookReview.blogspot.com. She also blogs at all things editing--grammar, formatting and more--at The Frugal, Smart, and Tuned-In Editor (http://TheFrugalEditor.blogspot.com)