Try Something New

Monday, February 03, 2014

Want to try a new type of writing but find yourself sticking to your old familiar genres? Get out of your writing rut by trying a writing contest! Having that deadline looming (not to mention the promise of a possible prize) can give you the extra boost of encouragement to try something new. Here a few contests that may help you try something new:

Inspiration Travel Writing Contest

Deadline: Feb. 14
Awards: $1000, $500, $250
Entry Fee: $0
Details: Write about a place that inspires you to spend your time wisely with no regrets. Up to 5 entries of 500 -800 words and one photo.

Three Cheers and a Tiger Mystery Writing Contest

Deadline: March 24
Awards: Publication at Toasted Cheese Journal for three winner
Entry Fee: $0
Details: This is a weekend contest where the topic and word range are announced March 21 at 5 p.m. at the Just the Place for a Snark forum

How I Met Your Father

Deadline: March 31
Entry Fee: $0
Details: 750 to 1500 words. If you don’t have children, you can use How My Mother Met My Father

Zero Bone Poetry Prize Contest

Deadline: February 28
Entry Fee: $0
Details: 3 poems of up to 40 lines each


Sioux Roslawski said...

Jodi--Thanks for the links (and the reminder). I had seen one of those, but then it got lost in the "pile" of papers in my brain and I forgot...

Margo Dill said...

Thanks, Jodi. I love the $0 entry fee. We'll see if I can get creative!

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