NEWS: Our February and March Contests, rolled into one
— So, bigger and better prizes for everyone!
Welcome to our February/March Writing Contest —
“Best Opening Paragraph”
FIRST PRIZE: $30 cash (minimum)
SECOND PRIZE; $20 cash
THIRD PRIZE: Free e-book from Rocking Horse Publishing (new site sponsor!)
Even more prizes will be awarded:
• Possible publication with WormholeElectric.com — open to all, by invitation
• $10 “thank you” prize for one non-finalist, chosen at random
• One free digital copy of The Fires of Waterland by Raymond Alexander Kukkee
• One free digital copy of The View from Above by Gary Ponzo (a SoWrite Editor’s Pick anthology)
Here’s how you enter:
Hi friends — we’re now past Deadline for this contest. Feel free to comment on entries, if you like!
Entry is free for SoWrite subscribers. All you need is one great opening paragraph — brand new, or from one of your previously-published works. (You gotta own it. Play nice!) WORD LIMIT: about 200 words, give or take.
Want to enter more than one paragraph? You can submit one additional entry (see below).
I’ll add 50% of every extra-entry fee to the initial $30 first-place prize pot.
ENTRY DEADLINE: Saturday, March 16 at 11:59 am EST. Judging begins immediately after that.
Our contest winner and finalists will be announced by Monday evening.
SoWrite’s judges will use two simple criteria to compare the entries:
- Basic writing skill
- Originality and creativity
We have a panel of four judges for the March competition:
I hope you’ll join us, and maybe win some cash!
CLICK HERE to enter – FREE for SoWrite subscribers (see sign-up form, below)
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You may submit up to ONE more entry: keep reading…
Help us grow the January cash prize — 50% of every extra entry will increase the prize jackpot.
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