Sunning on the rocks at Cobble Beach (if you can call it sunning when there is no sun...)
I suppose "basking" works even if there is no sun? These little fella's are super basky.
Look at that sweet face! This little guy was playing in the harbor at Depoe Bay.
Before I get to the links, be sure to come back this Saturday, September 1, for an interview with Ian T. Healy. He always has great information for writers, and is both traditionally and independently published.
Gearing up to Get an Agent Blog Fest & Pitch Contest is run by Deana Barnhart and sounds fantastic! If you have a completed manuscript this is the blog fest to participate in. Real pitching opportunities to agents and small publishing houses.
Carrie Ann is hosting the Romancing the Hop Blog Hop. Bloggers and authors can participate, while readers can win one of hundreds of prizes.
The Editor's Prize Contest is run by the Missouri Review. $5000 prizes in fiction, poetry and essay, and possible publication. $20 per entry.
The Olympia Unpublished Writers Contest from Clash of the Titles is aimed at unpublished writers. No cash prize has been announced, but the entry fee is $10.
The 5000 Pound UK Sitcom Writing Prize is for UK writers only. Try your hand at writing a sitcom for a development deal with Big Talk and Comedy Central UK. Also, that's pound as in money. I didn't look up how to do the symbol.
What's going on in your world? Could you turn down a sweet seal face like the one above? Ever seen a seal in person?
May you find your Muse.