Heads Up

The Writer’s Digest Annual Competition is still going strong after more than 80 years and it’s fast approaching: The early bird deadline is May 5. To give all of us a jump start on getting our work ready, I’m spotlighting the contest, which you can enter in one of more of the following categories:

* Inspirational Writing (Spiritual/Religious)
* Memoirs/Personal Essay
* Magazine Feature Article
* Genre Short Story (Mystery, Romance, etc.)
* Mainstream/Literary Short Story
* Rhyming Poetry
* Non-rhyming Poetry
* Stage Play
* Television/Movie Script
* Children’s/Young Adult Fiction

One Grand Prize winner will enjoy:

* An announcement of the winner on the cover of Writer’s Digest
* A one year subscription to Writer’s Digest eBooks
* A chance to win $3,000
* National exposure for your work
* One on one attention with four editors or agents
* A paid trip to the upcoming Writer’s Digest Conference
* A 30-minute platform strategy consultation

Early-Bird Entry fees are $25 for the first manuscript; $20 for each additional entry submitted at the same time. Poems are $15 for the first entry; $10 for each additional poem submitted. Entries submitted after that May 5, 2014 Early-Bird deadline are $30 for the first manuscript; $25 for each additional entry submitted. Poems are $20 for the first entry; $15 for each additional poem submitted.

For more details, go to the Writer’s Digest Annual Competition Website and write on!

About karinwritesdangerously

I am a writer and this is a motivational blog designed to help both writers and aspiring writers to push to the next level. Key themes are peak performance, passion, overcoming writing roadblocks, juicing up your creativity, and the joys of writing.
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