Writer Wednesday Opportunities


Darkness Is For Everyone Story Contest

sponsored by Campaign For Real Fear

seeks entries under 500 words

Hurry! deadline April 16, 2010

details @ http://campaignforrealfear.wordpress.com/faq/


First Annual Peter K. Hixson

Memorial Scholarship for Creative Writers

sponsored by Writers Relief

“…Three writers will each receive…scholarships”

deadline April 23, 2010

details @ http://www.writersrelief.com/peter-k-hixson-writing-scholarship.aspx


Amy Writing Awards

submissions “…must have been published

 in a mainstream, non-religious publication

… either printed or online between

January 1 & December 31 of the current calendar year…”

deadline for entry January 31 (annually)

details @ http://www.amyfound.org/amy_writing_awards/amy_writing_awards.html


Teen Ink Sponsored Contests:

(Magazine, Website and Books written by Teens)

1) Teen Ink Points of View Contest

Write your opinion about something you care about to win $200!

2) Teen Ink Cover Photo Contest

Send your best photo – of friends or anything else cool (vertical is best) and color for next month’s cover of Teen Ink magazine!

3).Interview Contest

Win the chance to interview a celebrity!
Previous celebrity interviews include George Lucas, Maya Angelou, R. L. Stine and Hillary Rodham Clinton.

4. Nonfiction Contest

Send your essays. Two winners selected every month from the articles in these sections: Nonfiction, Focus, College Essays and Sports.

5) Poetry Contest

Are you the next Maya Angelou or e.e. cummings? Serious, funny, long or short – send us your poems today! One winner selected each month!

6) Educator of the Year Contest

Send your nominating essay today to recognize that amazing teacher in your life, and give him or her a chance to be in the spotlight.

7) Fiction Contest

Fairy tales, sci-fi, horror, romance – short stories galore!
Entries of all kinds are accepted throughout the year. Winner selected twice yearly.

8 ) Travel & Culture Contest

Hiking in Yosemite. Strolling through Paris. Celebrating Chinese New Year.
Describe your latest cultural adventures at home or abroad. Winners selected twice a year.

9) Environment Contest

Hybrid cars? Required recycling? Tell us about a problem facing the planet … and abour your solutions and ideas. Winners selected annually.

10) Community Service Awards

What do you do to make the world a better place?
Tell us about it and win $100 for your favorite charity, plus a prize for you. Winners selected annually.

no deadlines for Contests: entries are accepted throughout the year…

details for all @ http://www.teenink.com/Contests


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