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NaNoWriMo Preparation – Ready to write?

Prep Tips for Nanowrimo
This entry is part 21 of 20 in the series Nanowrimo

This entry is part 21 of 20 in the series NanowrimoNaNoWriMo Prep Tips NaNoWriMo preparationĀ is heavy on the mind of many writers right now. November 1st is a few days away, so now is a good time to take inventory and do some NaNoWriMo preparation to make sure you are ready for the upcoming intensive…


NaNoWrimo 2015: Sign up today!

NaNoWrimo 2015 Journey Starts Now
This entry is part 20 of 20 in the series Nanowrimo

This entry is part 20 of 20 in the series NanowrimoNaNoWrimo 2015 begins now NaNoWrimo 2015 officially begins November 1st, right? So why do I say the annual writing marathon begins now? Procrastinators need read no further; but for the rest of us, there are plenty of things that can be done to make ready…


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 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….


Write a good short story, enter a great writing contest

Fiction writing contest – American style Once again The Saturday Evening PostĀ has issued a call for short stories (1,500 – 5,00 words) for their Great American Fiction Contest. The magazine writing contest entries are to be submitted through the online entry form by the July 1st, 2013 deadline. The winner’s story will be published in…


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,…


Contest Junkie? 2012 Family Circle Fiction Contest deadline nears

Enter a contest and warm up for NaNoWriMo, too Can you write a short story in less than twelve days? If so, you can enter this year’s Family Circle Magazine short fiction contest. Start today and get that story written, edited and mailed before or on September 7, 2012 to enter this year’s contest. You…


Writing Contests: Are they still relevant?

Are writing contests still relevant in today’s virtual world? Contest notices have stuffed my mailbox, filled my writing magazines and taunted me with their deadlines for years. And I reciprocated willingly with my sacrificial manuscripts for many years. My reasons were many. Sure, I wanted to win. But for me,and for most writers, the opportunity…