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Social Writing Challenge : A Chance to Collect *USD* 5000 and Fame

Social Writing Challenge : A Chance to Collect *USD* 5000 and Fame

Social Writing Challenge : A Chance to Collect USD* 5000 and Fame   Open to all and anyone over 18, not only to US citizen, the “First Social Writing” contest gives you an opportunity to win a grand prize of $5000 for a story of between 2500 and 5000 words. Running under the name America’s Next Author, it is a major new writing contest that has just opened for entries. The contest is organized by veteran eBook retailer eBookMall.com, … Read entire article »

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Writing Competitions with Earnings Potential List

Writing Competitions with Earnings Potential List

Writing Competitions with Earnings Potential List   Please note: these are given as information only and have not been checked for potential writing contest scams  Contest to celebrate the University of Victoria The Malahat Review invites entries for the University of Victoria 50th Anniversary Prize. Prizes: $2200 in total prize money. Four genres: poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and dramatic monologue. Open to UVic alumni, students, and residents of Victoria, Canada. Entry fee: $15. Deadline: August 15, 2012. Entries open … Read entire article »

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Golden Opportunity for Poets!

Golden Opportunity for Poets! The Red Hen Press is now open for submissions for the 2012 Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award   Go to the Red Hen Press to register and get a chance of winning the $3000 Award Deadline: August 31, 2012 Final Judge: Katharine Coles Established in 1998, in honor of the poet Benjamin Saltman (1927-1999), this award is for a previously unpublished original collection of poetry. Awarded collection is selected through an annual competition which is open to all poets. This year’s final judge will be Katharine Coles.   Award is $3000 and publication of the awarded collection by Red Hen Press. Entry fee is $25.00. Name on cover sheet only, 48 page minimum. Send SASE for notification. Entries must be postmarked by August 31. Guidelines Eligibility: The award is open to all writers with the following … Read entire article »

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3 nasty tricks to look for to avoid being conned by writing contests

3 nasty tricks to look for to avoid being conned by writing contests

3 nasty tricks to look for to avoid being conned by writing contests Writing contests are a nice way to get recognition for your writings but many writing contests are a waste of time, with minimal prizes and negligible prestige.  Yet these still are genuine writing contests and it does not hurt to submit entries there. However, some writing contests are merely a cash machine for the contest organizers and a waste of time, money and … Read entire article »

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A chance to get published by “The Saturday Evening Post”

A chance to get published by “The Saturday Evening Post”

A chance to get published by “The Saturday Evening Post” A contest to get published by “The Saturday Evening Post” is currently opened to writers for short stories of 1500 to 5000 words. Authors can submit their work from here  for $10 per submission. Entries must be character- or plot-driven stories in any genre of fiction that falls within the Post’s broad range of interest—one guided by the publication’s mission: Celebrating America, Past, Present, and Future. “We are … Read entire article »

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