Saturday, June 11, 2011

Springfield Writers' Guild 2011 Writing Contests

Whether you write fiction, nonfiction, or poetry, the Springfield Writers' Guild has a contest for you. There are 11 contest categories; two of the 11 are for members only, but the other nine are open to everyone.

Entry fees range from $2-$3
Prizes in the top three categories are up to $100 and certificates.
Other prizes are more modest ($5-$20).
Deadline October 1 - so you have lots of time to enter.
Winners announced October 22.

Here are the complete guidelines.

And here's a list of winners from 2010.

Good luck!

8 comments:

  1. Hi Donna, thanks for your supportive words on my blog. I hope the magazine does do the article, it really would be a nice accomplishment - to know that I had reached the point where I could write an article about writing for one of the "big two" writing magazines! It was also nice to know that I had reached the point where my resume was strong enough for them to agree to assign me a full feature on the first go-round. It feels like such progress. I'll check out the writing contest you posted - you never know! I posted a couple on my blog too if you want to check them out.
    Melissa

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  2. Hi Melissa,
    That is great news for you!
    Thanks for posting a comment and being a regular visitor.
    Donna

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  3. Thanks for the info, Donna! And also for your comment on my blog today. I'm glad you liked my post and the quotes.

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  4. As always, thanks for your generosity in sharing opportunities with other writers.

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  5. This is a great contest. I entered some haikus last year and was shocked when a very nice certificate and a check arrived in the mail!!

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  6. Hi Clara,
    You are so welcome. Good luck if you enter.

    Hey Becky,
    You got it, girl!

    Hey Tammy,
    I saw some familiar names, including yours, among the winners. Congratulations! I didn't know you wrote poetry, but I'm not surprised you won. You are such a good writer!

    Donna

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  7. Thanks for posting this, Donna! With a deadline that far away, maybe there's hope for me (if I don't forget!).

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  8. Thanks Donna, I think I will check these out!

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