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AW Admin
07-03-2014, 07:58 PM
This subforum is for posting announcements for contests that are not run by Absolute Write.

Absolute Write is not responsible for the contests.
Absolute Write reserves the right to remove any contest posts or announcements.

There are hundreds of literary contests and awards, online and off. Most are real; some are even prestigious. But many are either fake or pointless. And few are important enough to provide a meaningful addition to your writing resume. SFWA's Writer Beware on Contest and Award Fakes and Assessing Contests and Awards (https://www.sfwa.org/other-resources/for-authors/writer-beware/contests/)

See also Writer Beware's Writing Contests: Facts and Fakes...And How to Tell the Difference (http://www.victoriastrauss.com/advice/contests/).

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08-18-2015, 05:07 PM
Awards Profiteers: How Writers Can Recognize and Avoid Them (https://accrispin.blogspot.co.uk/2015/06/awards-profiteers-how-writers-can.html)