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Writing Contest in August and September 2015

Writing Contest 2015 – In the month of August and Septemper there are many writing competitions. You certainly do not want to miss the information. Therefore we present some info existing writing competition in August and September 2015.

For more details about the writing contest information you can directly visit the organizer’s website.

Writing Contest in August and September 2015

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WORK STEW “OOPS” CONTEST
Deadline: August 15, 2015 (midnight PST)
NO ENTRY FEE

In no more than 600 words, entrants are asked to “describe a moment on the job, real or imagined, when you realized you made a mistake. A terrible, *terrible* mistake.” Prize: “$200 for the winner, to be announced on August 22, 2015. The winning entry, and perhaps some other entries, will be published here on Work Stew.” – Free Writing Contest

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YOUNG LIONS FICTION AWARD
Deadline: August 31, 2015 (received)
NO ENTRY FEE

“Established in 2001, The New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award is a $10,000 prize awarded each spring to a writer age 35 or younger for a novel or a collection of short stories. Each year, five young fiction writers are selected as finalists by a reading committee of Young Lions members, writers, editors, and librarians. A panel of judges selects the winner.” Entrants must be U.S. citizens.

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PAST LOVES DAY STORY CONTEST
Deadline: September 17, 2015
Writing Contest No Entry Fee

“Nearly everyone has memories of a former sweetheart. Write your true story of an earlier love, in no more than 700 words. Tell us about someone whose memory brings a smile or a tear, or both….Your story may be heart-warming or humorous. Just tell about your earlier sweetheart as if you were talking to your best friend.” Cash prizes will be awarded: $100/$75/$50. “Winning stories will be posted (anonymously, if requested by author) on this website.”

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KENYON REVIEW FELLOWSHIPS

Applications: “Applications will be accepted electronically beginning August 15 and ending September 15, 2015.”

NO APPLICATION FEE INDICATED

“This two-year post-graduate residential fellowship at Kenyon College offers qualified individuals time to develop as writers, teachers, and editors. Fellows will receive a $33,150 stipend, plus health benefits.” Check announcement for eligibility requirements (including “an MFA or PhD in creative writing, English literature, or comparative literature completed before September 15, 2015 but no earlier than January 1, 2010″) and other information.

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IOWA SHORT FICTION AND JOHN SIMMONS SHORT FICTION AWARD

Submissions: August 1-September 30 (postmarked)
NO ENTRY FEE

“Any writer who has not previously published a volume of prose fiction is eligible to enter the competition. Previously entered manuscripts that have been revised may be resubmitted. Writers are still eligible if they have published a volume of poetry or any work in a language other than English or if they have self-published a work in a small print run. Writers are still eligible if they are living abroad or are non-US citizens writing in English. Current University of Iowa students are not eligible. The manuscript must be a collection of short stories in English of at least 150 word-processed, double-spaced pages. We do not accept e-mail submissions. The manuscript may include a cover page, contents page, etc., but these are not required. The author’s name can be on every page but this is not required. Stories previously published in periodicals are eligible for inclusion.” NB: “Award-winning manuscripts will be published by the University of Iowa Press under the Press’s standard contract.”

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HUDSON REVIEW SHORT STORY COMPETITION
Deadline: September 1, 2015
NO ENTRY FEE

“For a special fiction issue, The Hudson Review is sponsoring a short story competition. First prize is $500, second and third are $250 each. 10,000 words and under.”

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AMERICAN PSYCHOANALYTIC ASSOCIATION AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM

Deadline: September 18, 2015
NO ENTRY FEE

“The Award for Excellence in Journalism recognizes professional reporting of outstanding merit that contributes in an exceptional way to the public understanding of psychoanalytic and psychological principles and phenomena. The $500 award is broadly conceived. Nominated work need not be specifically about psychoanalysis or psychotherapy per se. And, nominated work may critique or question psychoanalysis as long as it advances understanding of human relationships and/or the life of the mind. The Award is juried by a panel of professional journalists as well as by psychoanalysts.”

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That was some of the latest information writing competitions in August and September. may be useful for you

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Blog Writing Contest 2015 Free Submition

Contest Name: My Dream Blog Writing Contest 2015
Organized by: HowToStartABlogOnline.net
Deadline for submission of entries is 12 April, 2015
Prize: 

  • First place: A self-hosted WordPress blog with a premium theme and professional design (value: $354)
  • Second place: A self-hosted WordPress blog (value: $137)
  • Third place: Honourable mention
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Do you have a blog? Or would you love to start one soon? Then tell us why you started your blog or why you would love to start a blog, and you could win one of our amazing prizes.

My Dream Blog Writing Contest by HowToStartABlogOnline.net is open to anyone of any age and nationality. There are 2 topics and you’re to write on only one:

    “Why I started my blog” (write on this if you already have a blog)
    “Why I would love to start a blog” (write on this if you don’t have a blog yet)

All entries MUST quote at least one sentence from this article: 29 Reasons Everyone Should Blog. In responding to the contest question, you can provide just one reason or many reasons. The choice is yours.

Seriously, let your imagination take over. Write the piece you want. Just make sure you read the above article on 29 reasons to start a blog and quote at least one sentence from it. You’re welcome to agree with or disagree with the quoted sentence from the article.

Blog Writing Contest 2015

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First place: A self-hosted WordPress blog with a premium theme and professional design (value: $354)

Second place: A self-hosted WordPress blog (value: $137)

Third place: Honourable mention

There are a few rules to note…

Each entry must be between 300 and 700 words and be formatted in Times New Roman, font size 12 with double line spacing. On the first page of your entry, include your name, email, phone number and country of residence.

The entry must be in MS Word (.doc or .docx) and the file name should be “Your Name_My Dream Blog Writing Contest”

You must read and quote at least one sentence from the above-linked article: 29 Reasons To Start A Blog.

Only one entry per participant is allowed. Save your entry in MS Word and submit it as an email attachment to Abdullahi [at] HowToStartABlogOnline [dot] net

The deadline for submission of entries is 12 April, 2015 (by 23:59 GMT). Any entry received after this date will not be considered.

For more details and to ask any question about the contest, see the contest page.

So, get your creative juice flowing, express yourself freely and enjoy your writing. You could be our winner!

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Writing Contest 2015 – Call for Entries

Writing Contest 2015 – The 2015 Writers-Editors Network (WEN) Writing Competition Call for Entries is online at the WEN website (writers-editors.com), giving all serious writers, book authors, and poets the opportunity to have their best work judged and compared to their peers.

The WEN Writing Competition recognizes excellence and promise in the written word, from nonfiction articles and book chapters (previously published and unpublished/self-published) to fiction (unpublished and self-published short stories and novel chapters) to children’s literature to poetry.

Writing Contest 2015

To enter the 32nd Annual Writers-Editors International Writing Competition, go to http://goo.gl/XsMg3G for the guidelines. You can download an entry form and submit via email, using PayPal to send in your entry fee. Or, you can print out the handy entry form and mail in your entry, entry form and entry fee.

The deadline for entries to be postmarked is March 15 each year; however, because March 15 falls on a Sunday this year, entries postmarked on March 16, 2015 will be accepted. Entries may also be submitted online 24 hours a day, seven days a week at http://www.writers-editors.com/Writers/Contests/Contest_Guidelines/contest_guidelines.htm

Writers-Editors Network and Florida Freelance Writers Association have sponsored the annual contest for over three decades. “During that time, we have been pleased to ‘introduce’ a number of excellent writers,” said Dana K. Cassell, executive director. “In fact, just recently two of our winners have received traditional publishing contracts, illustrating how seriously we take our judging.”

The stories behind those two winning entries can be read online at the Network’s blog: http://goo.gl/u9pcfU and http://goo.gl/o6jWbz

Entry deadline is March 15, 2015 (postal deadline March 16) – If you
haven’t yet entered – or have entered, and would like to submit more
entries – you have just a few days left to do so.

Contest Tip Sheets

Writers-Editors Network also provides several Tip Sheets for writers entering any literary contests. These can be read online at http://goo.gl/qFebrP

For detail of this contest please contact   Dana K. Cassell
P.O. Box A
North Stratford, NH 03590
Tel: 1 (603) 922-8338
Fax (603) 922-8339
dana@writers-editors.com

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Writing Contest – Kobo Writing Life and SilverWood Books

Contest Name: Kobo Writing Life and SilverWood Books

Organizer: SilverWood Books

Prize:  First Prize will be a SilverWood-produced ebook published with KWL plus a paperback edition sponsored by Berforts Information Press
Deadline: December, 2014

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SilverWood Books provides self-funding authors with professional publishing services – expertly produced print and ebooks, designed, formatted and finished to the highest publishing industry standards. SilverWood works with a range of individual authors and organisations, including poets, novelists, financial institutions, mainstream authors and charitable enterprises.

SilverWood’s ebook conversion service ensures that each book is carefully laid out and formatted by hand (taking care to preserve features which can be lost in auto-conversion, such as page breaks, indents, italic or bold text, and correct line spacing). Files can be passed directly to the author for upload to Kobo Writing Life. Hardback and paperback editions are prepared and published with the same care and expertise as they would be in a mainstream publishing house.

Berforts Book Printing Group offers professional book printing for both hard and soft back books and journals. Our vision is simply to be the best at what we do, combining innovation with professionalism and providing a high quality, value for money and consistently first class service.

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To celebrate the 2014 Writing & Self-Publishing Open Day, Kobo Writing Life and SilverWood Books are delighted to announce an exciting new writing competition.

The Open Day Writing Competition is geared towards original, unpublished or self-published, fictional, English language manuscripts. The manuscript submitted must be the entrant’s own work, and the entrant must own the copyright to all work in its entirety.

One Winner and one Runner Up will be selected by a dedicated review panel on the basis of the combined strength of the synopsis and the single chapter submitted.

The First Prize will be a SilverWood-produced ebook published with KWL plus a paperback edition sponsored by Berforts Information Press, published and distributed by SilverWood Books (info here).

The Runner Up will receive a new Kobo Aura H2O as prize.

Entrants are to submit a single page synopsis (no longer than 500 words) of the plot of the book they would like to publish along with first chapter (no longer than 5,000 words). Entries must be submitted as a single Word document containing synopsis and first chapter with page 1 being the title page containing the entrant’s full contact details, title of work and author name.

To enter the competition and submit your manuscript please use this FORM
Deadline of Writing Contest is on December 31st, 2014
Authors can read here the full Terms and Conditions of the

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Essay Contest 2015 Nigeria – Deadline January

Contest Name: Essay Competition – Broadband: A Catalyst for National Development
Organizer: Nigerian Communications Commission
Deadline: January 13th, 2015
Location: Nigeria
Prizes
1st Prize: Laptop, Printer and Cash Prize of N500,000.00 (Five Hundred Thousand Naira).
2nd Prize: Cash Prize of N300,000.00 (Three Hundred Thousand Naira).
3rd Prize: Cash Prize of N200,000.00 (Two Hundred Thousand Naira).
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Essay Contest 2015
Consolation prizes for the participants that made the first ten list.
The Nigerian Communications Commission hereby announces an essay competition, open to all undergraduates enrolled in all tertiary institutions within Nigeria. Please download and fill the Registration Form and Undertaking.

Essay Topic: Broadband: A Catalyst for National Development

Objectives Of The Competition

  1. Increase awareness on the subject matter.
  2. Engage and enhance research skills.
  3. Encourage academic competition and excellence.
  4. Build the capacity of undergraduates

Methodology

  1. Undergrauduates will submit essays of not more than 2500 words.
  2. Essays must have an Abstract, Introduction, Main Body and Conclusion.
  3. Essays must have references.
  4. Participants must sign an undertaking stating the originality of their essays.
  5. Only first 500 entries representing undergraduates from tertiary academic institutions (Public and Private) across the country.
  6. The winning essays will be selected based on Content, Grammar and Style.
  7. Winning essays will be selected based on Content, Grammar and Style.
  8. The winning essays will be announced by the First Quarter 2015.
  9. All entries must be sent on or before January 13th, 2015.
  10. Participants are expected to register with their personal details and signed authentication as genuine Nigerian undergraduates.

Entries should be sent to the following email: essay@ncc.gov.ng

Further enquiries can be made to the following numbers +234-9-4617000 ext. 7153 or the visit the Commission’s Facebook page; http://www.facebook.com/nigerian.communications.commission.

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see also 

Student Essay Contest 2015 – Deadline February
Writing Contest Ends on January, 2015 – By. Survival Blog