Entries for the 31st Annual 2014 Writers-Editors Network International Writing Competition are being accepted through March 15 by Writers-Editors Network and Florida Freelance Writers Association, sponsoring organizations. Entry is open to everyone; Writers-Editors Network or FFWA membership is not required.
Cash prizes will be awarded to the top winners in each category, with honorable mention certificates for near-winners. Prizes range from $100 to $50.
Divisions and Categories include:
** Nonfiction (Previously Published Article/Essay/Nonfiction Book Chapter; Unpublished or Self-Published Article/Essay/Nonfiction Book Chapter),
** Fiction (Short Story; Novel Chapter),
** Children’s Literature (Short Story/Nonfiction Article/Book Chapter/Poem),
** Poetry (Traditional/Free Verse)
Each entry MUST be accompanied by an official entry form. Contestants may submit entries online to save paper and postage. Contest deadline is March 15, 2014. For complete contest guidelines and entry form, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Writers-Editors Competition Guidelines, c/o Dana K. Cassell, PO Box A, North Stratford NH 03590 USA. Or, guidelines and entry form can be printed out at http://www.writers-editors.com or http://www.FFWAmembers.com.
(Note: A Special Tip Sheet on 10 Tips for Winning Writing Contests is also available at http://www.writers-editors.com, as well as winners of prior years’ contests.)
Recently posted is an interview of Carol J. Perry, a Novel Chapter winner last year, who parlayed her winning entry into a multi-book deal with a traditional publisher. That interview is posted at http://WritersEditorsNetwork.com/winning-contest-helps-author-land-multi-book-contract/
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Dana K. Cassell