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Upcoming Writer’s Contests & Hot New Suspense Releases

12 Jun

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This month’s featured upcoming contests are submitted by the literary journal Tethered By Letters. See below for more info on these prize-giving contests and their entry guidelines.

And if you’re looking for a great suspense read after you enter these contests, continue to read on to find out more about this month’s hot fresh new releases!

Tethered by Letters’ Summer 2015 Short Story Contest

We are currently accepting short stories of any genre ranging from 1,000 to 7,500 words. The short story contest winner will be published in F(r)iction. Five finalists will be considered for subsequent journal publications or a TBL online monthly feature. Each finalist will also receive free professional edits on their submission. International submissions welcome.

Deadline: August 31, 2015

Prize: $500 and publication in the quarterly journal

Entry Fee: $15 per entry

URL: http://tetheredbyletters.com/submissions/contest-submission

Contact Info: Joe Reinis, jreinis@tetheredbyletters.com

 

Tethered by Letters’ Summer 2015 Flash Fiction Contest

We are currently accepting flash fiction submissions of 55, 250, or 500 words in length. The flash fiction contest winner will be published in F(r)iction. Three finalists will be considered for subsequent quarterly journal publications or a TBL online monthly feature. Each finalist will also receive free professional edits on their submission. International submissions welcome.

Deadline: August 31, 2015

Prize: $150 and publication in the quarterly journal

Entry Fee: $7 per entry OR $15 for three entries

URL: http://tetheredbyletters.com/submissions/contest-submission

Contact Info: Joe Reinis, jreinis@tetheredbyletters.com

 

Tethered by Letters’ Summer 2015 Poetry Contest

We are currently accepting poetry submissions of all genres and styles—from traditional form to free verse. Length requirements are no more than three pages per poem, single-spaced with double spacing between stanzas. The poetry contest winner will be published in F(r)iction. Three finalists will be considered for subsequent quarterly journal publications or a TBL online monthly poetry feature. Each finalist will also receive free professional edits on their submission. International submissions welcome.

Deadline: August 31, 2015

Prize: $150 and publication in the quarterly journal

Entry Fee: $7 per entry OR $15 for three entries

URL: http://tetheredbyletters.com/submissions/contest-submission

Contact Info: Joe Reinis, jreinis@tetheredbyletters.com

JUNE 2015 NEW RELEASES – SUSPENSE 

Cozy Mystery

Murder Freshly Baked

Murder Freshly BakedAmber Bowman, manager of The Amish Artisan Village in Middlebury, Indiana, and her young Amish friend Hanna Troyer must find a killer in order to clear an employee’s name. The only clues they have are cryptic poems and pies from the “Poison Poet”  -an individual who has been sending notes containing bad poetry to warn of poisoned baked goods. – HarperCollins Christian Publishing [Thomas Nelson and Zondervan]

Romantic Suspense

Permanent Vacancy

When Gretchen Bauer begins to renovate an old Victorian house with the help of a home Permanent Vacancyimprovement TV show, “accidents” start to happen. Could it be a harmful ploy to boost ratings? With many neighbors disgruntled about the inn bringing strangers to their shores, Gretchen has a list of likely suspects. Should she trust the TV show host, handsome Irishman Colm McCrae? She must if she wants to keep her new business venture from turning into a five-star death trap. Love Inspired [Harlequin]

 

Speculative Fiction

Stealthy Steps

Stealthy StepsMy name is Gemma Keyes. Other than my name, I am utterly forgettable – so those who never paid much attention to me in the first place aren’t likely to notice that I’ve disappeared. Vanished. Oh, it’s much more complicated than that. – Independently Published

Supernatural Thriller

The Tuning Station

Atheist Ted Duncan finds himself face-to-face with a copy of himself from a parallel universe; his counterpart, however,The Tuning Station is Christian. The pair are given controls to the Tuning Station, a machine that allows them to observe their pasts, and assigned a deceptively simple task: discover the exact moment their lives diverged. Ted believed that it was inevitable he’d leave faith and family behind. But his twin stands as a denial.

What single event could have changed everything he knows to be true? – Independently Published

 

 

 

 

 

Kara loves to read and write supernatural suspense thrillers and is an ACFW Genesis 2013 Finalist in the Mystery/Suspense/Thriller category. BlogPhoto Resized

She’ll also keep you updated on the newest releases in Christian fiction and upcoming writing contests.

 

To contact Kara, email her at fictionwithfaith@gmail.com or by choosing one or more of the below links:

@KaraHunt2015 on Twitter

 

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