writing contest: Alabama Writers' Conclave
- ALABAMA WRITERS' CONCLAVE 2008
WRITING COMPETITION GUIDELINES
WINNERS TO BE ANNOUNCED AT THE FOUR POINTS
SHERATON CAPSTONE IN TUSCALOOSA, JULY 20, 2008.
Multiple entries accepted, but you may win only
one prize per category. Entries must be original,
unpublished, and may not have won a money prize
in any contest. Sitting AWC voting Board Members
not eligible. Deadline is April 30, 2008
Send one copy on standard white paper in standard
font to Marian Lewis, AWC Contest Chair, 250
Hartside Rd., Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763. Put
title and category on manuscript but no author
identification. Enclose a separate cover sheet
with title, category, author name, address,
e-mail. Please provide a separate cover sheet for
$3.00 per entry for AWC members, $5.00 per entry
for non-members for all contests EXCEPT First
Chapter of Novel.
Please note: $8.00 for members, $10.00 for
nonmembers for First Chapter of Novel contest.
Checks must be written to Alabama Writers'
Conclave. (Membership and conference fees must be
submitted separately to Treasurer.)
Prizes In Each Category:
First - $100 Second - $75 Third - $50 Fourth -
$25 Up to 4 Honorable Mentions.
Writing Competition Categories:
Fiction - maximum 2500 words.
Short Fiction - maximum 1000 words.
Juvenile Fiction (stories for ages 4-12) -
maximum 2500 words. MUST LIST GENRE AND TARGETED
AGE GROUP (i.e. picture book, 3 & up).
Nonfiction - maximum 2500 words (PLEASE SPECIFY
IF WRITTEN FOR ADULT OR CHILDREN'S MARKET).
Traditional Poem (any "form" poem, i.e.
villanelle, sonnet, sestina) - maximum 40 lines.
Free Verse Poem - maximum 60 lines.
Humor (fiction, nonfiction, or poetry) - maximum
2000 words or 50 lines (for poems).
First Chapter of Novel - up to 10 double-spaced
pages, first chapter ONLY.
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