Contests for Kids AND Adults

1. Scare the Dickens Out of Us Contest  – This contest is for kids and adults.  The guidelines are at this link.  There IS an entry fee ($20 for adults, $5 for kids)  Sponsored by a library, however, and the prizes are $. http://www.clarklibraryfriends.com/

2.  The next contest is Textnovel.com Writing Contest with NO entry fee!

$1,000 Cash Prize  
 And you might get published!
Here’s the details:  
• Winner is picked by Textnovel.com Editorial Advisory Board.
• $1,000 Prize plus possible publishing or literary agency contract.
• Must have 50,000 words up by August 31st, 2010 (but more is fine)!
• Must be 13 years or older to enter.
• Can enter one free Basic Story per author (and as many Premium Stories as you want).
• Stories that were previous Finalists or Semi-Finalists in any contest on Textnovel are not eligible.

See Contest Rules for more details!
Please contact text.com if you have any questions. We don’t currently have a landline or

mobile phone number but you can contact us through our contact us page and we will get back to you as soon as we can.
 
Bonus: Our 2008 winner Shannon Delany picked up a 3-book publishing deal with St. Martin’s Press!  It is available for pre-order on Amazon.  Our 2009 winners are still finalizing their manuscripts to get them ready for submission to publishers.
 
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