This Weeks Contests & Writing Opportunities

Contests:

 

Hawaii Conservation Alliance

entrants in grades K-3rd grades only

fact or fiction stories and prose or poetry

deadline 3/11/10

details @ http://hawaiiconservation.org/myhawaii.asp

 

No T. Rex In the Library: PreK-6 writing contest

sponsored by Author Toni Buzzeo

deadline 3/12/10

details @ http://www.tonibuzzeo.com/booksnotrexinthelibrary.html

 

2010 Barbara Burnett Smith

Aspiring Writers Project (BBSAWE)

seeks Cozies, Thrillers, True Crime & other Mystery Genres

deadline3/15/10

details @ http://www.hotxsinc.org/Barbara_B_Smith_Project/barbara_b_smith_project.html

 

Peacebuilders Essay Contest

sponsored by BookCover

open to students grades K-12

deadline 3/16/10

details @ http://bookcover.wordpress.com/2010/02/16/win-peacebuilders-enter-the-essay-contest/

 

17th Annual Essay Contest

on Ayn Rand’s Novelette, Anthem

for 8th – 10th graders

deadline 3/20/10

details @ http://www.aynrand.org/site/PageServer?pagename=education_contests_anthem

 

HTMLGIANT Contest

Theme: love stories, must use numbers 100 & 500

deadline midnight 3/21/10

details @ http://htmlgiant.com/contest/

 

So You Think You Can Garden Contest

open to Canadian residents over age 18

6-month writing contract plus cash for winner

deadline 4/6/10

details @ http://bloggercontest.canadiangardening.com/rules?rules=true

 

“PAWS FOR POETRY” CONTEST

INSPIRES KIDS TO CELEBRATE

 NATIONAL POETRY MONTH

BY WRITING ODES TO THEIR FAVORITE

FOUR-LEGGED FRIENDS

The contest deadline is April 15, 2010.

details @ http://www.PawsforPoetry.org.

(many thanks to Donna Guthrie for this info.)

 

Iggy’s Next Adventure

GoodNites Bedtime Theatre Contest

deadline 4/15/10

details @ http://www.goodnites.com/na/Bedtime-Games-Stories/Bedtime-Theater/Contest.aspx

 

“Boost Your Curb Appeal Contest”

sponsored by This Old House & Cub Cadet

original 200word or less essay

deadline 4/22/10

details @ https://thisoldhousecontests.com/curbappeal/rules

(note the addition of ‘s’ in http…)

 

One Chicago One Nation Film Contest

share your personal story in or about Chicago…

deadline 4/23/10

details @ http://www.linktv.org/onechicago?hmb

 

The Fountainhead’s 25th Annual Essay Contest

for 11th & 12th graders

deadline 4/26/10

details @ http://www.aynrand.org/site/PageServer?pagename=education_contests_tf

 

Diabetes Friends Forever

sponsored by Dreamfields Pasta

create an original story…in 250 words or less

deadline 4/30/10

details @ http://www.diabetesfriendsforever.com/

 

Flawless Beauty Contest

sponsored by Ambi, Essence Mag & others…

essay for women only, 18 yrs and up

deadline 5/3/10

details @ http://www1.essence.com/packages/flawlessbeauty/entry.html

(then click on official rules for additional info)

 

How Has Reading Ayn Rand’s Novels Affected You? Essay Contest

For Former Participants of ARI Essay Contests

Grades 11 through College/Adult

deadline 5/14/10

details @ http://www.aynrand.org/site/PageServer?pagename=education_contests_ayn_rand

 

The Alpo Grand Marshal Contest

open to amateur writers & photographers

who own dogs & over age 18…

deadline 6/14/10

details @ http://www.goprn.com/alpo/

 

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

fro 12th graders & College/University Students

deadline 9/17/10

details @ http://www.aynrand.org/site/PageServer?pagename=education_contests_atlas

 

 

 

Writing Opportunities:

 

Flashlight Press

publisher of children’s picture books

accepting email queries, follow guidelines carefully

@ http://www.flashlightpress.com/submissionguidelines.html

 

 

Moonbaby

Seeks ORIGINAL POETRY, SHORT STORIES,

MANUSCRIPTS, OR THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

ONE submission (open) given the prestigious title

TOP WRITER per month, per category

details @ http://bit.ly/cY7Jnl

 

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