Saturday, April 2, 2011

Inkspot News - April 2, 2011

We've been asked to spread the word:

The Wolfe Pack/Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine's annual Black Orchid
Novella Contest is underway. The deadline is May 31, 2011. The winner
receives $1,000 and publication in AHMM. Details are at

http://www.nerowolf neroaward/ black_orchid_ award/BO_ award_proc. htm

Also, the Al Blanchard Award Contest closes for entries April 30 (by midnight). Don't miss this opportunity to win:

--$100 cash prize
--publication in Level Best Books' ninth anthology of crime stories by New England writers, Dead Calm.
--free admission to the Crime Bake conference in November (you do not have to attend to win)
--a handsome plaque

Your submission should be:
--story by a New England author or with a New England setting
--no more than 5,000 words
--previously unpublished (in print or electronically, including on your website)
--may include the following genres: mystery, thriller, suspense, caper, horror (with no killing or torture of children or animals)

For details on how to submit, visit the Crime Bake website:

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