Posts made in April, 2008

John Gardener Writing Award

What we’re looking for: best character description, fiction or nonfiction, published or unpublished, up to 150 words Prizes: 15 winners with a first prize of $500 Fee: $10 per entry Deadline: postmarked by May 15, 2008 Sponsored by: Writing for Money; full details are at

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The Internet Review of Books – Lasting Impressions Book Review Contest

announces its Spring “Lasting Impressions” Book Review Contest. What we’re looking for: Is there a book that has remained front and center on your bookshelf—or in your mind—even though you read it ages ago? A book that made a lasting impression on you? It might be fiction or non-fiction, something you read as a child or an adult, but it somehow made you think, changed you, taught you something, or otherwise has remained important to you through the years. Write a 600 to 900-word book review that includes the reason this book made a lasting impression on you. Send it as plain text in your e-mail message form to irbcon at Include a bio of 50 words or less. For examples of previous Lasting Impression reviews, see in our archives: Heaven’s Coast Something about a Soldier The Haven-Finding Art Prizes: First place – $100 with publication in the May issue of IRB Second place – $50 and possible publication Third place – $25 and possible publication How to enter: Send us your review as above, and then mail a check for $5.00 to: Associate Editor Ruth Douillette Internet Review of Books 548 Vernon Street, Bridgewater, MA 02324 Or you may enter using the convenient PayPal link on our site. Entries and payment must be received by April 20, 2008. Judges: The editors of The Internet Review of Books. For more information, contact Associate Editor Ruth Douillette @...

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