PUBLISHERS/AGENTS 11/03/08

BELL BRIDGE BOOKS http://www.bellebooks.com/bellbridge/aboutus.html — An imprint of established fiction publisher BelleBooks, Inc., Bell Bridge nurtures emerging fiction voices and broadens the Southern brand of its parent company, which has been defined by its quality Southern fiction program. Launch titles for the Bell Bridge imprint program will begin appearing in July of 2008 and continue through the fall.  Included in Bell Bridge’s list will be fantasy, horror, young adult, mystery, general fiction and even some Southern fiction. All Bell Bridge titles are released in both trade paperback and ebook editions.  One of the innovations coming from Bell Bridge will be … Continue reading PUBLISHERS/AGENTS 11/03/08

JOBS 11/03/08

FREELANCE WRITER Location Oklahoma City, OK E-mail hlartdept@hobbylobby.com http://oklahoman.careercast.com/careers/jobsearch/detail?jobId=14143245 — Art/Creative department produces mock-ups of (potential) products and craft project ideas. Free project sheets provide our customers with printed material that inspire as well as inform. Looking for a freelance writer who has a flair for both writing and crafting. This type of writing will use descriptive language similar to catalog verbiage, but also combined with the intent to inspire and motivate our customers’ creativity. Both resume and examples of published material must be submitted. ===== PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST Location Hawaii http://jobsearch.usajobs.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=76909521&aid=27015391-24108&WT.mc_n=MKT000125 — Deadline November 13, 2008. Employer US Army … Continue reading JOBS 11/03/08

FREELANCE MARKETS 11/03/08

OUT TRAVELER http://www.outtraveler.com/contact.asp — Note our upcoming issue themes: Spring 2009, closing early December 2008: Green/Eco Summer 2009, closing early March 2009: Americas Fall 2009, closing early June 2009: Mediterranean Winter 2009, closing early September 2009: Winter Wonderlands”? Pitches that get attention have a definite interesting angle. They have also been researched and include a detailed description of the story idea, format, style, goal and angle. A magazine on the ever-expanding field of gay and lesbian travel. ===== SOUTHERN ACCENTS http://www.southernaccents.com/accents/gardens/design/whitepage/0,15381,1038406,00.html — Five overall subject areas (interiors, gardens, art and antiques, entertaining, architecture) define the content of each issue. Divided … Continue reading FREELANCE MARKETS 11/03/08

GRANTS 11/03/08

CHARLES PICK FELLOWSHIP http://www1.uea.ac.uk/cm/home/schools/hum/lit/awards/pick — The Fellowship seeks to support the work of a new and, as yet, unpublished writer of fictional or non-fictional prose. Its purpose is to give promising writers time to devote to the development of his/her talents. The Fellowship will be for six months, starting on September 1. The award is £10,000. Deadline January 31, 2009. Application forms should be sent with an original unpublished piece of fiction or nonfiction of not more than 2,500 words, written in English. Writers can be of any age and any nationality. The 2008 winner was from Australia. ===== I-PARK … Continue reading GRANTS 11/03/08

AWARDS/CONTESTS/COMPETITIONS 11/03/08

Dylan Thomas Centre Dylan Thomas Prize Deadline: April 30, 2008 – Check back on February 15 for Upcoming Deadline ENTRY FEE: $195 Web site: http://www.dylanthomasprize.com E-mail address: tim@dylanthomasprize.com A prize of £60,000 (approximately $117,173) is given biennially to honor a book of poetry or fiction that “displays creative, imaginative, and innovative use of the English language” by a writer under 30. Publishers may submit three copies of a book published after April 23, 2007, with a £100 (approximately $195) entry fee by April 30. Visit the Web site for the required entry form and complete guidelines.   Diagram Innovative Fiction … Continue reading AWARDS/CONTESTS/COMPETITIONS 11/03/08