Writing advice, publication opportunities, and thoughts on books, language, and life from Donna Volkenannt, winner of the Erma Bombeck Humor Award. Donna believes great stories begin in a writer's imagination and touch a reader's heart.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Good News: Missouri Writers’ Guild Chapter and Sponsor Contest Deadlines Extended
Missourians, warm up your pens (or keyboards as the case may be).
open to members of MWG and its state chapters, as well as anyone attending the
annual conference in April.
Happy day; the
extension gives me extra time to enter my favorite chapter’s contests.Saturday Writersis sponsoring two categories:
#7 Flash Fiction and #9 Inspirational Essay.
On the topic
of being given second chances, the Writer’s Society of Jefferson County is sponsoring
an additional contest not listed on the MWG website. Category #17 is an essay
contest on "Second Chances" with a limit of 1500 words. Send your
essays for that category to entry coordinator
extension only applies to the Chapter and Sponsor contests, not
the President's contests. (Woops! I already missed that deadline.)
If you are eligible to enter, please consider the Saturday Writer’s Flash
Fiction and Inspirational Essay contests.
Final note: Apologies
to Will Shakespeare for my attempt at humor with Julius Caesar. My granddaughter and I visited the campus of Mizzou
this weekend. While we were in Columbia, we ate at Shakespeare’s Pizza. Quick restaurant
review: Long wait, great pizza!