Anyone in the mood for a contest? Contests are a great way to pen and polish something, aren't they? They offer good practice with deadlines too. If you enter and win any of these, be sure and let us know, okay?
Poets are encouraged to enter the Second Annual Poetry Contest sponsored by the Tennessee Williams' New Orleans Literary Festival. Grand prize is $1000, entry fee is $20, and the deadline to enter is August 18, 2011.
The Narrative Magazine Story Contest is open to fiction and non-fiction writers. First prize is $3250, entry fee is $20. Hurry, the deadline is July 30, 2011.
August 31, 2011 is the deadline for the Summer Women on Writing's Flash Fiction Contest. Submit flash fiction up to 750 words. Entry fee $10, $20 with critique. Top prize is $300.
Grand prize for the Amy Foundation Writing Awards is $10,000; their goal is to recognize mainstream articles that share Biblical principles. Articles must be published in 2011; entry deadline is January 31, 2012.
Have you ever entered a writing contest? Did you win? Do tell! :)
Have a wonderful weekend!
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