For the Artists Who Like to Remain Strictly Out of the Box
Sunday, June 30, 2013
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
“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 Unpublished stories only.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.
Hard Times Contest, 387 Beaucatcher Road, Asheville, NC 28805
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
$5 per poem submitted
Poetry First Prize is $250, 2nd: $125, 3rd: $50 – All contest winners will be published online in the Dare to Dream pages.
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!
Dream Quest One Poetry Contest, P.O. Box 3141, Chicago, IL 60654.
Monday, September 16, 2013
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.
Submit an original, unpublished short story of no more than 2,500 words.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.
Family Circle Fiction Writing Contest, c/o Family Circle Magazine, 805 Third Ave., Fl. 24, New York, NY 10022