Posts made in July, 2014

Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest – Winter 2014 – 2015

The Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest is open to anyone who loves expressing innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful art of poetry or writing a story that is worth telling everyone! And welcome to all having the ability to dream… Write a poem or short story for a chance to win cash prizes totaling $1275.00. All works must be original. http://www.dreamquestone.com Guidelines: Write a poem, thirty lines or fewer on any subject, style, or form, typed or neatly hand printed. And/or write a short story, five pages maximum length, on any subject or theme, creative writing fiction or non-fiction (including essay compositions, diary, journal entries and screenwriting). Also, all entries must be typed or neatly hand printed. Multiple and simultaneous poetry and short story entries are accepted. Postmark deadline: December 31, 2014 All contest winners will be announced on February 25, 2015. Prizes: Writing First Prize is $500. Second Prize: $250. Third Prize: $100. Poetry First Prize is $250. Second Prize: $125. Third Prize: $50. Entry fees: $10 per short story, $5 per poem. To send entries: Include title(s) with your story (ies) or poem(s), along with your name, address, phone#, email, brief biographical info. (Tell us a little about yourself), on the coversheet. Add a self-addressed stamped envelope for entry confirmation. Fees payable to: “DREAMQUESTONE.COM” Mail to: Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest P.O. Box 3141 Chicago, IL 60654 Visit http://www.dreamquestone.com for details on how to enter! No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude. “And remember, in whatever you do, it’s okay to dream, for dreams do come true.” –Dream Quest...

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Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest Deadline: September 30, 2014 Our 12th annual open-theme poetry contest will award $3,000 in prizes. The Tom Howard Prize of $1,000 will go to the best poem in any style or genre. The Margaret Reid Prize of $1,000 will go to the best poem that rhymes or has a traditional style. Ellaraine Lockie will judge. New this year, you may submit 1-2 poems of any length for a flat $16 fee. Published and unpublished work welcome. Submit...

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Stage of Life Writing Contest

Deadline: Wednesday, December 31, 2014 Entry Fees: $0. No entry fees. Prizes In addition to a SWAG package, Stage of Life’s educational literacy sponsors Papa John’s, IHOP, Applebee’s, and SpaWeek donate gift cards to the winning teen and adult essay writers each month. Description What’s your story? Educational literacy initiative, StageofLife.com, hosts an international writing contest every month centered around a specific “life” topic. Topic themes have ranged from mental health to consumerism to fear to goal setting to our relationship with nature. The writing community welcomes nearly 1,000,000 teens, college students, teachers, parents and bloggers each year who come to read the stories or enter the writing contests. Answer the monthly “life question” by submitting a 500-word essay to StageofLife.com tailored to the writing prompt and be automatically entered into the writing contest. Contact Information contact@stageoflife.com Website:...

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Midlife Collage Contests

Deadline: Wednesday, December 31, 2014 Entry Fees No Fee. Prizes Cash prize of $50. Winners are eligible for $100 contest. Description Free, weekly writing contest for a cash prize. We collect submissions 24/7; it’s a rolling deadline. Must be age 40 or older to enter a short story. See submissions page for guidelines. Go to our Calendar page and watch the short videos for topic ideas. Contact Information: ContactUs@MidlifeCollage.com Website:...

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The Al Savard Memorial Poetry Contest

Deadline: Tuesday, December 30, 2014 Entry Fees $10 Prizes $100, $75, $50 and publication in Long River Run. Description Open to Connecticut poets only. Submit up to three unpublished poems, maximum 40 lines each, via regular mail. Contact Information Savard Poetry Contest, CPS, PO Box 270554, West Hartford, CT 06127. connpoetry@comcast.net Website:...

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