Friday, January 22, 2010

Redbook and Cup of Comfort Love Story Contest Announced

Got a love story? How about entering it in a no-entry fee contest about LOVE with a nice payoff?

Today in St. Peters, MO: Fog and mist, high 40 degrees. Today's weather reminds me of a Clint Eastwood movie with a twisted kind of love. It's a "Play Misty for Me" kind of day.

Now, back to the contest: REDBOOK magazine is co-sponsoring another story contest with the folks from Cup of Comfort. This time the topic is LOVE. (LOVE Image courtesy of Flickr).

The Cup of Comfort/REDBOOK Love Story Contest will be announced in the February 2010 issue of REDBOOK, which should be on newsstands by January 26. Meanwhile, the Contest Rules will be posted on the Cup of Comfort site today. The top 50 (or so) submissions will be published in A Cup of Comfort for Couples.

New new submissions for the contest/book will be accepted through April 20, 2010.

Adams Media, the Cup of Comfort publisher, will award one $1,000 grand prize as well as three runner-up prizes of $150 each. The grand-prize winner and runners-up will also receive a full run of all Cup of Comfort books, including A Cup of Comfort for Couples. The remaining stories selected for publication in A Cup of Comfort for Couples will receive the standard $100 stipend, plus a complimentary copy of the book.

For more information as the contest and book progess, tune into the Cup of Comfort blog. They will also post updates in the Cup of Comfort News Forum and future issues of their newsletter.


  1. Hi Donna,
    You and I made first round finalist in the Reading Writers Flash Fiction "snow" contest. Congratulations.

    I sent Colleen Sell a love story so I suppose it is eligible for this contest too. Thanks for all your posts. Would you like to add me to your blog list? You are on mine.

  2. Hey Donna! I'm so happy you are in the finals for the Snow Contest!! Congrats!!

  3. Hi Linda,
    That's great news. Cathy Hall e-mailed the other day and told me. It was a sweet surprise.
    And good luck with the love story.
    We are now both "officially" on one another's blogs.

    Hi Becky,
    Hey, thanks for the congratulations. It was a nice surprise, but from what I understand there is a lot of competition to be selected as the winner. But there's always hope!


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