Monthly Archives: November 2013

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Writing Contests: Tweet your best story

type your way into writing contestsSome writing contests take a different approach: For this one, tweet a story. In 127 characters or less, share your craziest shopping experience or story – could be real, could be fiction. Amuse them. Follow Stage of Life of Twitter @stageoflife and send them your tweet, using the 127 other characters for your story. All tweets are due by November 30, 2013.

Rules and other details on prizes are here.

Scroll through this page for the latest information on a variety of writing contests.

Good luck!

Writing Contests: Baltimore Review

Enter writing contests to tell your storyAs it does each year, The Baltimore Review is collecting submissions for several writing contests, including fiction, non-fiction, video and poetry. So if any of those are your forte, then by all means, start writing now! Rules seem relaxed, and you can get all the details on submissions here. All entries cost $10, but you better hurry as the deadline is November 30, 2013.

Scroll through this page for the latest information on a variety of writing contests.

Good luck!

Writing Contests: Publish a Story to Help Beginning Readers

Pull out your quill and enter some writing contestsSome writing contests are a little different. Share a story for beginning readers and you could win up to $10,000.

More than 20% of teens and adults in the U.S. read below a fifth grade level. Create your own age-appropriate stories for over forty million readers and you could win a prize in the Story Share writing contest. Submission deadline is December 7, 2013.

Find details on the contest here.

Scroll through this page for the latest information on a variety of writing contests.

Good luck!

Writing Contests: Calling all family history writers

Writing contests require your final draftIf you are the keeper of your family history and love entering writing contests, then this is your day. Whether your medium is through blog, newspaper, poetry or story, you can submit your family history story to the International Society of Family History Writers and EditorsĀ  for its annual Excellence in Writing competition.

Entries written during the current calendar year will be accepted through June 15, 2014, so there is plenty of time to get started if you haven’t already. Details on the competition and entry package can be found here.

Scroll through this page for the latest information on a variety of writing contests.

Good luck!

Writing Contests: The one about bridges

Finish your entry to some writing contests.Writing contests can get awfully specific sometimes. Take this one for example: Can you write a story that includes a bridge in some way (but is not a bridge jumping story)? If you think you are up to the challenge, consider entering the Inlander’s 2013 Short Story Fiction Contest. Full rules are here. But, you better hurry – the submission date is November 22, 2013.

Scroll through this page for the latest information on a variety of writing contests.

Good luck!