Enter Two New Contests!

I love contests!  Both of the listings below have FREE submissions with the chance of winning money or publication. The Great American Think-Off garners submissions from all over the United States! If your work is selected by the Lake Region Review, you will be able to show off your talents in a quality anthology. Please write something and submit. Put the dates on your calendar and get to work.

The Great American Think-Off
The deadline for submissions to the Great American Think-Off approaches. This year’s topic: “Which is more ethical: sticking to your principles or being willing to compromise?” How relevant is that? Write an essay of 750 words and win one of four $500 prizes. That’s sixty-six cents a word, better than the New Yorker. See think-off.com for details. Deadline is April 1.

Call for Submissions Lake Region Review No. 3 (A publication of the Lake Region Writers Network)

We Seek: Quality fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry by writers in Minnesota and the eastern Dakotas, especially from those with a personal connection to this region. Your submission does not need to be grounded in this region, though we admit a fondness for seeing it represented in creative and engaging work.  Your submission must not have been previously published and must not be simultaneously submitted elsewhere.  Deadline: June 1, 2013

You may submit in more than one category.

  • Poems – Up to three poems, no more than one per 8 1/2 x 11 page.
  • Fiction – One story up to 3,000 words.
  • Nonfiction – Memoir, essay, travel – One entry up to 2,000 words.

Submit through this link: https://lakeregionwriters.submittable.com/submit.

See website for additional submission requirements. Click on this link: 2013 – LRR No. 3 – Call for Submissions.

P.S. I will be teaching a FREE memoir class at the Cokato Public Library every Thursday in April. Please call the library for additional information and to register at 320-286-5760.


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