Mary May Larmoyeux, Uncategorized

3 contests for writers

by Mary May Larmoyeux

Sometimes a little competition helps those creative juices! Here are three writing contests that you writingmay want to check out this year:

Writer’s Digest’s 83rd Annual Writing Competition

Early-Bird Entry Deadline: May 5, 2014

Enter your work into one or more of these categories:

  • Inspirational Writing (Spiritual/Religious)
  •  Memoirs/Personal Essay
  • Magazine Feature Article
  • Genre Short Story (Mystery, Romance, etc.)
  • Mainstream/Literary Short Story
  •  Rhyming Poetry
  • Non-rhyming Poetry
  • Stage Play
  • Television/Movie Script
  • Children’s/Young Adult Fiction

Details:  http://www.writersdigest.com/competitions/writers-digest-annual-competition

Rules and regulations:  http://www.writersdigest.com/competitions/writers-digest-annual-competition/rules-regulations

2014 Frasier Contest

Judges: First round judges are current “therapists” with My Book Therapy and/or currently published authors. They will judge the manuscript based on the elements taught by My Book Therapy (See FAQ: score-sheets), on a number/rating basis; each ms will be judged twice, by different judges. The top ten percent of entrants will then be sent to the second round judges, and judged on hook, craft and voice. Entries will be judged, but not edited. All entries are anonymous to the judges. Entrants will receive feedback on the judging feedback form – line edit feedback is optional.

Details: http://www.mybooktherapy.com/frasier-contest/

Amy Writing Awards

To be eligible, submitted articles must be published in a secular, non-religious publication (either printed or online) and must be reinforced with at least one passage of scripture.

Details:  http://www.amyfound.org/amy_writing_awards/amy_writing_awards.html

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