If you write, you owe it to yourself to attend Saints and Sinners. Let me say that again: If you WRITE, you owe it to yourself to attend Saints and Sinners. And it doesn't matter what you write. If you're serious about writing as an art, a craft, a business, or if you're a publisher, you will find it the most amazing professional conference around.
The quality of the Master Classes and Panels are more than worth the price of admission. Then there's the camaraderie of time spent with fellow professionals, not to mention the parties. I'm just sayin'... This festival is held in New Orleans: party, anyone? SAS knows what writers like...
Now that my little neophyte commercial is done, on to the writing contest:
Contest details at a glance:
Theme: Saints and Sinners
Entry Fee: $10 US per story. Limit three stories per author.
Deadline: January 2, 2010
Word Count: 5,000 to 7,000
Send 2 copies of each story with a completed entry form. Submissions should be in standard manuscript format. Your name and contact information should NOT appear on the manuscript.
Entry forms available at: www.sasfest.com