Writers must be a member of the site to enter but membership is only $50 per year and gets recipients access to the feedback section of the site and entry into all contests we run, including the yearly Strongest Start Novel Competition.
Tell us why you started writing and you might get published in our upcoming book project.
Do you remember when you first realized you wanted, or even needed to write? When you realized it was an itch that wouldn’t go away? We’re looking for writers on TheNextBigWriter to tell us about their “gotcha” moment in a story between 1,500-5,000 words. The story must show the moment, or moments when you realized that you were destined to spend your life writing.
We’re going to select ten that tell the most insightful, thought provoking, and interesting stories and offer the authors a paid publishing contract to have their work included in our upcoming TheNextBigWriter book My Writing Life.
To enter: Posting your writing story anytime during the Contest period. The submission must include the tags My Writing Life (entered as my_writing_life) in it.
Deadline: 11:59 PM ET on August 13, 2008
$50 publishing contracts to the 10 selected winners. Winning entries will be included in the My Writing Life book.
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More info can be found at: www.thenextbigwriter.com/competition/index.html