Go anywhere on the web and you’ll see this warning:
Everybody’s BFF, “Preditors & Editors” http://pred-ed.com/, says:
“We strongly advise writers to enter only those contests without a fee. P&E does not recommend any contests with entry fees.”
http://thewritelife.com/ also pans fee-based contests, saying:
“…often a fee can be a red flag for a scam” and “you may want to… Continue reading
Every time I’m about to hit the “Send Payment” button for a conference, the same mantra runs through my head. Should I go? Will this really help my writing? Is it worth the money?
First, let me admit that I don’t do a whole lot of conferences. I’m a regular at the Sisters in Crime (SinC) conference in November and the New England chapter of Romance Writers of America (NECRWA) conference in May. Both are in… Continue reading