2020 Fiction Writing Contest Rules
Prizes: First Place - $50; Second Place - $25, Third Place - $10
Everyone who enters the 2020 Our Front Porch Books Fiction Writing Contest gets one entry in a drawing for one free admission to the 2021 All-Iowa Writers’ Conference!
Fiction, no more than 2500 words, may enter as many times as you wish, $5 fee per entry. Make checks to: Our Front Porch Books. Deadline: October 31, 2020
Winners will be announced on our website on Friday, November 20.
If you have any questions, call J.O. Parker at 641-990-8026.
Our Front Porch Books
4746 100th St.,
Montezuma, Iowa 50171
Announcing Our First Speaker for the 2021 Conference:
We are pleased to announce that Gary Sosniecki, author of The Potato Masher Murder: Death at the Hands of a Jealous Husband, will be speaking at the 2021
All-Iowa Writers’ Conference on Saturday, September 18!
Dear Writing Friends,
We are sad to announce that we have decided to cancel the 2020 All-Iowa Writers’ Conference, which was slated for Sept. 19.
This conference was created in 2010 to help writers improve their craft and to network with each other. We believe strongly in the conference and the good that has come from it during the past 10 years. We are disappointed to have to make this decision.
COVID-19 has cast much uncertainty and craziness in our world. When hosting an event of this nature, we have to be aware of the safety of our attendees, presenters and family present. We feel this is the best move at this time.
We hope to see you in 2021!
J.O. and Debbie Parker
Our Front Porch Books & Photography is the proud publisher of two Iowa photography books, Iowa’s Tradition: An ABC Photo Album of the Iowa State Fair and Family Reunion: Midwest Old Threshers, both by J.O. Parker and Debbie Tindle Parker.
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