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Tag Archive: nonfiction

Good Housekeeping writing contest wants memoir

Good Housekeeping magazine writing contest calls for memoirs about mothers.

Good Housekeeping writing contest focuses on mothers This year the Good Housekeeping writing contest seeks stories about mothers for their memoir contest. It’s all about mom this year with Good Housekeeping’s “Every Mother Has a Story” nonfiction memoir theme. The Good Housekeeping writing contest wants nonfiction essay manuscripts that have a mother at the center…


Magazine essay contest seeks your story

Major magazine essay contest for writers by Ladies Home Journal.

Magazine essay contest – Ladies Home Journal 2013 Looking for a major magazine essay contest to enter? Ladies Home Journal is interested in the best decision you’ve ever made. That’s the topic for this year’s LJH Personal Essay Contest. When it comes to writing contests, this is a major one. ¬†The deadline is December 6,…


Glamour Magazine writing contest now open


Glossy magazine writing contest 2014 seeks entries Major magazine writing contests continue to draw entries and one of the top ones around is the annual Glamour magazine writing contest called “My Real-Life Essay Contest“. Once again the famous women’s magazine¬†seeks your true-life essays. A major attraction is that there is no entry fee. Another is…


Jimmy Hoffa in the news and in books


Jimmy Hoffa and the story of his life and disappearance is a bit like crabgrass: it’s recurring and you can’t seem to get rid of it. Once again the teamster boss makes news with the FBI on the hunt again for his body. I remember Jimmy Hoffa He was hard to miss back in the…


Magazine writing contest seeks life lessons

Magazine writing contests feature themes like life's decisions

Real Simple magazine nonfiction essay writing contest One of the major writing contests that falls under the glossy magazine essay contest category is Real Simple’s annual writing contest that seeks essays full of inspiration and motivation. This is another major magazine that offers a huge prize package including potential publication. The cash prize is $3,000.00….


Good nonfiction books – Armchair BEA

Take the plunge and try some good nonfiction books
This entry is part 7 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 - 2014

This entry is part 7 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 – 2014Good non-fiction books are everywhere. While many people think of nonfiction more in the way of how-to books, they are so much more than that. The nonfiction genre is deep and wide with many categories. Maybe you’re someone who hasn’t really…


Glamour Magazine wants your “amazing, real-life story” for essay contest

Enter Glamour’s My Real-Life, Story Essay Contest 2012 Yes, Glamour Magazine is seeking your essays for their annual writing contest. The winner wins big with a $5,000.00 cash prize, the possibility of publication, and a possible meeting with a literary agent. Not too shabby. The contest is running from July 1, 2012 to November 31,…


Squidoo – A Tool for Writers

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series SQUIDOO This

Squidoo is a great site for writers and the brainchild of marketing master Seth Godin. I’ve spent the last two weeks swimming around that vast cyber ocean known as Squidoo and find it fascinating. It can be a great tool for writers.