We are excited to announce that the 2014 Montezuma All-Iowa Writers’ Conference will be held on Saturday, September 20 in Montezuma, Iowa.

Prizes for our 2014 fiction writing contest are $100 for first place, $50 for second place and $25 for third place. The rules are: fiction, no more than 2500 words, 1 entry per person, $5 entry fee. The deadline for submitting entries is Sept. 8. Winners will be announced at the 2014 Montezuma All-Iowa Writers’ Conference (need not be present to enter or win).

Our Front Porch Books, located in Montezuma, Iowa, 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.

Our Front Porch Books also offers freelance design and layout, proofreading, book marketing and typesetting. We also offer various photography options. If you have any of the above needs, please call (641) 990-8026 for details.