Posts made in November, 2011

South American Short Story Writing Contest

South American Short Story Writing Contest We are looking for the best possible short stories. Winning prize is $100 USD and publication in gringolandiasantiago.com. Deadline: 30 March 2012. Candidates must have previous writing experience either in a print publication or on-line in a blog. We are also seeking interns and writers. Submit entries along with links to any work you have published to werowe@walkerrowe.com. There is no reading fee. We are interested in quality writing. Visit the website’s contest page:...

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The ADA Education Fund: 2nd Annual “What Would Martin Do?” Essay Contest

The Americans for Democratic Action Education Fund is hosting its second annual “What Would Martin Do?” essay contest, questioning what would Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. say to President Obama if he were alive today. This contest is part of our third annual “What Would Martin Do?” forum in which a group of speakers will discuss how Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. might address the policies and situations that are seen in the 21st century. Rules for the contest are: 1)      The topic of the essay is “What Would Martin Do?” and should envision a conversation between Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and President Barack Obama.  It should touch on key policy issues facing our country in the 21st century. 2)      Your essay may not exceed 500 words. 3)      Essays must be submitted as a Word attachment to info@ADAEdFund.org not later than 5pm EST on December 15, 2011.  Please use the subject line “Essay Contest.”  Late entries will not be considered. 4)      Please be sure to include your full name, home address, email, and the best phone number with your entry. 5)      Up to 5 finalists as selected by a prestigious panel of judges will have their essays posted on the ADA Ed Fund’s website.  Online voting by the general public will determine the winners. 6)      Entries will be judged on historical knowledge, understanding of Dr. King’s philosophy, creativity, and writing skills.  The entry must also reflect an understanding of current policy discussions and the landscape of social and economic justice. 7)      The winners will be notified on or before January 4, 2011. 8)      The winner will receive a $500 U.S. Savings Bond.  Two runners-up will each receive a $100 savings bond. 9)      The winners will be invited to read their essays at the WWMD Symposium (details TBA) in Washington, DC, will have their winning submission published on the ADA Ed Fund’s website, the quarterly publication ADA Today, and shared on our Facebook page. 10)  There is no qualification or age requirement for entry.  Anyone (except current ADA or ADA Ed Fund Staffers and Board Members) may enter. Good luck, and thanks for participating in the second annual WWMD Essay Contest!  Please feel free to pass this along to friends and colleagues… Thanks! For more information please visit our website:...

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PartSelect’s $5000 GE Appliance Giveaway

PartSelect.com is giving away $5,000 worth of new GE Appliances to one lucky blogger! That’s $5,000 you can slice and dice anyway you want*. Pick your color. Pick your style. Pick a new fridge and stove, or new washer and dryer set. You win, you choose. To enter, simply choose one of our official blogging topics below, write a post** and send it to contests@partselect.com. It’s that easy! Official Blogging Topics: Tell us about your worst DIY disaster! (Not all DIY’s end with a smile! Share your best ‘oops!’ moments.) Tell us about your proudest creation or empowering DIY moment! (Ever tackled a tough project that left you jumping for joy?) Tell us your best “If my appliance could talk” story! (If your washer could talk, what dirt would it have on you?) What is the coolest way you problem solved a home-related conundrum? (Got a great ‘cheat’ for solving life’s little problems?) What is the coolest thing you upcycled or repurposed in your home? (Show us how you turned ‘trash’ into treasures!) Post must be received by 11:59pm EST on December 30, 2011. * Some restrictions apply. ** Check out the Entry terms for full contest details. Visit the contest page:...

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2011 Anderbo Poetry Prize

anderbo.com For up to six unpublished poems Winner receives: $500 cash Publication on anderbo.com Judged by Debora Greger 2011 Contest Assistant: Anderbo Poetry Editor Charity Burns Guidelines: –Each poem should be typed on 8 1/2″ x 11″ paper with the writer’s name in the upper-right corner of every page –Include a cover page with name, contact information and the titles of the poems submitted –Limit six poems per poet –Writer must not have been previously published on anderbo.com –Mail submissions to Anderbo Poetry Prize, 270 Lafayette Street, Suite 705, New York, NY 10012 –Enclose self-addressed stamped business envelope to receive names of winner and honorable mentions –All entries are non-returnable and will be recycled –Reading fee is $10. Check or money order payable to RRofihe Deadline: December 15th, 2011 Judge: Debora Greger    Contest Assistant: Charity Burns Visit the website:...

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The Medulla Review: Oblongata Contest

Dear Poets &Writers, The editor-in-chief will review poetry, fiction, and hybrid submissions of 1,000 words or less for the new Oblongata Contest from November 20, 2011 until January 22, 2012. The entry fee is $10.00 for each submission. First, second, and third place winners will be chosen for publication. Works will be published by February 1, 2012. FIRST PLACE WINNERS will receive the following: Payment based on 10% of the entry fees Publication with personalized TMR web-page (with a name-link on the homepage of The Medulla Review for one year). The web-page may include artwork, lengthy bios, promotions, links, songs, or a myriad of other things: creativity embraced! Five indie printed mini-chapbook copies of winning piece! SECOND and THIRD place winners will receive publication and a short-bio for one year on a homepage link entitled “Oblongata Winners.” First place winners may not submit again for one year. Second and third place winners may submit again. Details can be found here:...

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