The word factory have posted another great list of upcoming competitions and resources for writers.
You can view the full list at http://www.thewordfactory.tv/site/june-round-up-of-news-and-opportunities/#more-3484
There are competitions for novels, flash fiction, short stories, as well as publishers currently open for submissions.
Some short, short stories to read for free online. Courtesy of the Huffington Post Books site:
Tobias Wolff discusses his writing process, the benefits of writing in a room with no windows, and lots of other interesting stuff.
This article is aimed at Science Fiction writers, but has some sound advice for all writers on plot, character and avoiding embarrassing errors.
Thanks, Matt for the recommendation.