Posted by: Kathy Temean | February 12, 2017

Opportunities: Novel Workshop & No Fee Writing Contest

Congratulations to the following book giveaway winners:

Laura Hartman won Charlotte Bennardo’s book,
Evolution Revolution: Simple Plans

Carleen M. Tjader won Larissa Juliano’s book, Grace Lou.


fnl_nolan_croppedAuthor Anita Nolan is teaching a course at the Pearl S. Buck Writing Center titled:


Here Are The Details:

For fiction writers of all levels. Includes a Yahoo Writing Group.

Instructor: Anita Nolan.

4th Saturdays: 3/25, 4/22, No May class, 6/24, 7/22, No August class, 9/23, 10/28.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 3/25/2017 and ending 10/28/2017 at 9:30AM

Cost: $150

Here is the link to sign up.



Do you write short stories? Then enter the Pearl S Buck Short Story Writing Contest!

  • Send your original and unpublished manuscript to The Pearl S. Buck Writing Center by April 15, 2017.

  • There are categories for children, teens and adults, and a winner in each will be awarded a $100 prize!

  • Grades 3-6 word count not to exceed 1000 words

  • Grade 7-12 word count not to exceed 1000 words

  • Adult word count not to exceed 2,500 words

  • This contest is open to everyone.

  • The winners will be announced at the 125th birthday celebration of Pearl S. Buck on June 26, 2017.

For instructions, submission form and rules, please click here. The Pearl S. Buck Short Story Writing Contest is sponsored by the Pearl S. Buck Volunteer Association & the Pearl S. Buck Writing Center as is open to everyone.

Additional Information:

For more information, contact Cindy Louden at 267-421-6203 or

Talk tomorrow,



  1. I’m thrilled to win the book Grace Lou! What do you need from me?
    My address is: 1107 Balsam Ct. New Richmond, WI 54017
    Thank you!
    Carleen Tjader

    • Carleen,

      I sent it out to Larissa on February 20th. She said she was sending it out to you the next day. Let me know when it arrives.



  2. Kathy – so excited to see I won 🙂 I’ve emailed you my mailing address.


  3. Details for the novel writing course?? I am interested!

    • Chris,

      I just added the link. It costs $150.


  4. Thanks!

  5. Kathy,

    Do you know if it is $150 per class or $150 for the series?


  6. OK. Thanks!

  7. I was just wondering if you have my info to receive this book.
    Carleen M. Tjader

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