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Scholastic Novel Contest for High School Students

Sunday, May 16th, 2010
ENTER   THE 2010 PUSH NOVEL CONTEST
    Now’s the time to enter the PUSH Novel Contest for 2010. You submission must contain at least three and no more than five chapters from an original novel (excerpt minimum 15 pages, maximum 50 pages), as well as an outline/summary of the rest of the book, not to exceed two pages in length. The award is given in conjunction with the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, and all rules and regulations can be found on www.scholastic.com/artandwritingawards.This contest is only open to students in grades 7 through 12. Submissions cannot be emailed, and will not be returned. The gold medal winner will win a Scholastic Art & Writing Award, and the manuscript will be worked on with PUSH editorial staff, with the hope of eventual publication in PUSH.

All entries must be postmarked by March 12, 2010.

For entry form, please click here (PDF).

http://www.thisispush.com/write/index.asp

Flash Prose Contest – Deadline April 15, 2010

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

Fifth Annual Flash Prose Contest SPONSORED BY WRITER ADVICE,

www.writeradvice.com, is searching for flash fiction, memoir, and creative non-fiction that grabs, surprises, and mesmerizes readers in fewer than 750 words. If you have a story or memoir with a strong theme, sharp images, a solid structure, and an unexpected discovery, please submit it to the WriterAdvice Flash Prose Contest. DEADLINE: April 15, 2010

JUDGES: Former prizewinners, Gabrielle Hovendon, Lisa Shafter, Katie Flynn, and Linda Weiford are this year’s judges. Read their pieces and biographies by clicking on the Archived Contest Entries button at www.writeradvice.com.

PRIZES: First Place earns $150; Second Place earns $75; Third Place earns $50; Fourth Place earns $25; Honorable Mentions will also be published.

All entries should be typed, double-spaced and submitted in hard copy, not e-mail. Entries must be postmarked by April 15, 2010.

Send them to B. Lynn Goodwin, WriterAdvice, P.O. Box 2665, Danville, CA 94526. You may enter UP TO THREE stories. Enclose a $10 check for EACH entry made payable to B. Lynn Goodwin. This will help defray the costs of the contest.

 If no prizes are awarded, checks will be refunded. Include a separate cover sheet with your name, address, phone number, current e-mail address, and each story title. Please include only your title top of each page of your story. Finalists will be asked to submit a brief biography as well as an e-mail copy of the story. Names of all winners will be announced in the summer issue of WriterAdvice, www.writeradvice.com. SPECIAL

PERK: All entries accompanied by an SASE will be returned with brief comments. E-mail questions, but not submissions to editor B. Lynn Goodwin at [email protected].

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