Welcome to the January 2013 Jumpstart Contest…
“What comes next?”
NEWS: Deadline is extended to Saturday, Feb 2
NOTE: This contest is now closed to new entries.
SoWrite’s January contest features a minimum $25 cash prize for First Place, with a progressive jackpot based on the number of extra paid entries.
This page is for contest entries. There are four ways you might have arrived here:
- By invitation
- By entering a promotional code
- By paying a contest entry fee
- Completely by accident (please go here now)
How to enter the January Jumpstart Contest:
Have you read the General Contest Rules yet? By entering this contest, you agree to abide by those rules, in addition to any special conditions listed on this page.
Use this page’s Comments section to submit your entry.
(see Directions, immediately above that section)
Contest dates and times:
- Contest opened to entries on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 5 pm (all times are EST)
- New entries accepted until Saturday, February 2 at 3:59 pm
- Judging begins on Saturday, February 2 at 4 pm (end of Refund period)
- We’ll announce three finalists that day after 6 pm
- Among non-finalists, one random entry will be awarded a $10 bonus prize on Sunday
- Contest Winner will be announced on Sunday, February 3, 2013 after 2 pm
- Winner’s submission will be published and featured on this website at that time
Specific Rules for January Jumpstart Contest 2013:
- This content is for ALL WRITERS
- FIRST ENTRY IS FREE for site subscribers (revised January 26, JB)
- Contestants may choose to add two extra paid entries.
- Submit your “what next?” sentence(s) as your entry, up to about 100 words.
- You must own full copyright to your submission. Prior publication is fine.
- Do not identify yourself in any way as part of your submission’s text.
- SoWrite reserves the right to edit entries if necessary (see General Rules).
Please carefully read and follow these Entry Directions:
- Use the Speak Your Mind box for your entry. (Use your keyboard’s “End” key to find this quickly.)
- If you are logged in (“Post as [your name]”), LOG OUT before placing your entry.
- In the Name field, enter the first 3 words of your sentence, not your name.
- In the Email field, enter the email you prefer for contest communication.
- NOTE: Your email WILL NOT be displayed publicly.
- Leave the Website URL field blank.
- Copy and paste your sentence(s) into the Comment Box.
- Click your mouse in the box, Notify me of follow-up comments by email.
- NOTE: Remember to check your email to confirm your Comments subscription.
- When you’re ready, Click on the green box that says “Post Comment”
- That’s it, you’re entered!
Need help with your entry?
Email SoWrite editor Jim Bessey at: jimbessey @ sowrite.us.com (omit the spaces)
You can also find Jim on Facebook and Twitter. Use the Social Icons top right of this page.