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Hats Off!

Good news from our members!

The North Carolina Writers' Network is happy to announce good news from our members. If you have had a piece published, won a prize in a competition, or received an award or honor for your writing, let us know and we'll post the news here. "Hats Off" announcements are available to members only. To post your item on the website, please click here.

Hats Off! to Heather Bell Adams of Raleigh whose short story "The Things That Survive" This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., sponsored by the Morris Museum of Art in Augusta, Georgia.


Hats Off! to Tom Wood whose short screenplay "Death Takes a Holliday" is a semifinalist in two categories at the 2017 Nashville Film Festival (April 20-29) screenwriting competition. Adapted from his Western short story published in 2013, it reached the semifinals in two categories. More than 1,300 screenplays were submitted to this year's screenwriting contest. It's the second screenplay Tom has had reach the semifinals (2015, Vendetta Stone).


Hats Off! to Leslie Tall Manning whose young adult novel, Upside Down in a Laura Ingalls Town, which takes place in the North Carolina backcountry, has won the Sarton Women's Literary Award. This honor includes a cash prize, trophy, and a guest-speaking invitation to the Story Circle Network writer's conference in 2018.


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