Natalie Zaman (coauthor with Charlotte Bennardo of the newly released YA novel Blonde Ops) is offering a chance to win *six* signed books on her blog.
Heather Ayris Burnell has put together a great list of current contests on the Sub It Club blog.
Author Melissa Wray has begun "Flash Fiction Fridays," a place for writers to share work of up to 500 words. See this description for more details.
Check out this quick, fun guide: Pixar's 22 Rules of Storytelling.