2020 Fiction Writing Contest Results
Thank you to everyone who entered the 2020 All-Iowa Writers’ Conference Fiction Writing Contest! All of the entries were exceptional this year and that made it very difficult on our judges!
The results are as follows:
1st Place = Show Me A Sign by Melinda Wichmann = 58 points
2nd Place = Chasing the Phantom of Love by Millicent Porter Henry = 57 points
3rd Place = Hector by Cheryl Sease = 55 points
Jinxed by Karen Carr = 48 points
The winner of the drawing for free admission to the 2021 All-Iowa Writers’ Conference is Karen Carr.
Congratulations! And we hope you all have a Merry Christmas!
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
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