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Publishing opportunity for science fiction and fantasy (and you don’t have to have an agent)

If you’ve finished a fantasy or science fiction novel but don’t have an agent, you’re in luck.

Harper Voyager, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers, is accepting unsolicited submissions to find new authors with fresh voices, strong storytelling abilities, original ideas, and compelling storylines.

Harper Voyager is accepting manuscripts for a two week period: Oct. 1 – 14, 2012.

Harper Voyager is looking for full-length manuscripts only. A full-length manuscript should be more than 70,000 words, and ideally 80,000–120,000 words. Read more

Carol Despeaux wins first place in Pacific Northwest Writer’s Association literary contest

OneWildWord writer Carol Despeaux was awarded first place Saturday in the memoir/nonfiction category at the 2012 Pacific Northwest Writer’s Association literary contest award ceremony.

About 550 writers attended the 2012 Pacific Northwest Writer’s Association conference held July 19 to 22 in Seattle.

Despeaux entered an excerpt from her memoir, “Runner Between Worlds.”

Judges received nearly 1000 entries in 12 categories.

Here is the full list of winners: Read more