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Writing Contests- June

Hard Times Writing Contest

Deadline

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Fiction

Entry Fees

$25

Prizes

First place wins choice of a three-night stay at the Mountain Muse B&B, three free workshops, or 100 pages line-edited and revised by the workshop’s editorial staff. Second place wins two-night stay at the B&B, or two free workshops, or 50 pages line-edited. Third place wins one free workshop or 25

Description

“Write about a difficult experience in your life, how you overcame this obstacle, and how you were changed by it.” Hosted by the Writer’s Workshop of Asheville. Winning stories chosen based on originality and style. Unpublished stories only. Should not exceed 4,000 words. All contest entries will be returned with judges’ comments.

Contact Information

Hard Times Contest, 387 Beaucatcher Road, Asheville, NC 28805

WritersW@gmail.com

Website

http://www.twwoa.org/contests.html

Dream Quest One Poetry Contest – Summer 2013

Deadline

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Categories

Poetry

Entry Fees

$5 per poem submitted

Prizes

Poetry First Prize is $250, 2nd: $125, 3rd: $50 – All contest winners will be published online in the Dare to Dream pages.

Description

THE DREAM QUEST ONE POETRY CONTEST is open to anyone that loves expressing innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful literary art of poetry! Guidelines: (1) Write a poem, thirty lines or fewer on any subject, form or style. Multiple entries are accepted. Visit our website for details on how to enter!

Contact Information

Dream Quest One Poetry Contest, P.O. Box 3141, Chicago, IL 60654.

Website

http://www.dreamquestone.com

Family Circle Fiction Contest

Deadline

Monday, September 16, 2013

Categories

Fiction

Entry Fees

None

Prizes

PRIZES (3): Grand Prize (1): A prize package including a check in the amount of $1,000.00, Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $1,000.00; a gift certificate to one (1) Mediabistro online course of winner’s choice, ARV: $675.00 maximum value, one (1) year Mediabistro AvantGuild membership, ARV: $55.00; and a one (1) year Mediabistro Freelance Marketplace membership, ARV: $145.00. Maximum Total ARV of grand prize package: $1,875.00. Second Place Prize (1): A check in the amount of $500.00, ARV: $500.00; one (1) year Mediabistro AvantGuild membership, ARV:$55.00; and a one (1) year Mediabistro Freelance Marketplace membership, ARV: $145.00. Total ARV of second place prize package: $700.00. Third Place Prize (1): A check for $250.00, ARV: $250.00; and a one (1) year Mediabistro AvantGuild membership, ARV: $55.00. Total ARV of third place prize package $305.00. Maximum Total ARV of all prizes: $2,880.00.

Description

Submit an original, unpublished short story of no more than 2,500 words. Must be a resident of the U.S. and at least 21 years old. Send in via regular mail only.

Contact Information

Family Circle Fiction Writing Contest, c/o Family Circle Magazine, 805 Third Ave., Fl. 24, New York, NY 10022

fcfeedback@familycircle.com

Website

http://www.familycircle.com/family-fun/fiction/fiction-contest-rules-2013

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About jcladyluv

Jimmetta Carpenter is the Editor and Creator of the Free Fall Literary E-Zine and the Spoken Like A Queen E-Zine. She has dedicated herself to the power of the words and given into her passion for writing and has been writing poetry officially since the age of ten. She has a book of poetry titled “The Art of Love” published through lulu.com under the pen name Gemini. She is currently finishing up with her first novel and already working on her second. In 1998 she had her poem “Rest In Peace” published in an anthology put out by the International Library of Poetry and in the Spring of 2007 will have another poem titled “Through The Eyes of an Angel” published in another anthology also put out by the International Library of Poetry. She was also awarded the Editor’s Choice Award for that poem as well. She is looking forward to having a very long and rewarding career in writing and hopes that through living out her dreams she can inspire someone else out there to realize theirs. Her advice to other up and coming authors is to NEVER stop believing N your dreams and don’t ever be afraid to dream big. Jimmetta can be contacted by sending her an e-mail at freefall_lbp@yahoo.com or jcladyluv@yahoo.com.

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