Daily Archives: December 15, 2008
Sheila Bender’s Writing It Real (writingitreal.com), an online magazine for those who write from personal experience, announces its first non-contest personal essay and poetry contest.
In this current contest everyone’s an honorable mention and will receive not only a one-year subscription to WRITING IT REAL, but also a detailed response to their work from Sheila (by mail).
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will be asked permission to publish their work in WRITING IT REAL and will receive a half-hour phone consult on writing and publishing with Sheila.
Submit up to six double-spaced pages of prose or three peoms. Please number your pages. Shela will respond to your work within two weeks of receiving it. A cover sheet that contains the author’s name, title of work (s), phone number, address and email address must accompany your submitted work. For an online submission form go to writingitreal.com. Reading fee may be paid electronically using a credit card or through Pay Pal. Mailed entries must include a check for $45.00 (dollars) US. If you are sending funds from overseas, be sure the amount is in US dollars, officially typed by a bank, not handwritten. Checks should be made payable to WRITING IT REAL.
Mail your submission to Writing It Real No-Contest Contest, 394 Colman Drive, Port Townsend, WA 98368
Taken from The Write Word, the newsletter for The Society for Southwestern Authors Vol. 36, No. 6 Dec. 08-Jan. 209