These annual contests offer great opportunities!
2012 Family Circle Fiction Contest
seeking original short story fiction up to 2500 words
deadline Sept. 7 2012
Fifth Annual Life Lessons Essay Contest
sponsored by Real Simple Magazine
this year’s topic: If you could change one decision that you made in the past, what would it be?
accepting essays with word limit maximum 1500/double spaced entries
deadline Sept. 13, 2012
Third Annual Rogue Bud Writing Competition
submit an “800 word essay on why I should select your novel or memoir to be considered for publication. Include a one page synopsis of your novel with the entry essay…”
deadline September 15, 2012
Glamour’s Ninth Essay Writing Contest
submit nonfiction essay of 2500-3500 words describing “an inspiring story about a life changing event, an obstacle overcome, a relationship or passion that’s defined you”
deadline November 15, 2012
I share “no fee” writing opportunities and contests: gathering this information from various sources. I advise “caveat emptor” or in this case, let the writer beware when a venue is unknown to you.
If you know of a venue open to subs contact me: roxiewillbe(at)live(dot)com. In the subject line please state: “writing opportunity”
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