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  • crwropps@aol.com
    White County Creative Writers 2007 Contests http://www.whitecountycreativewriters.org/id52.html 1. WCCW Award - Rhymed Poetry, any subject - 60 lines
    Message 1 of 3 , Jul 5, 2007
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      White County Creative Writers
      2007 Contests
      http://www.whitecountycreativewriters.org/id52.html

      1. WCCW Award - Rhymed Poetry, any subject - 60 lines maximum.  Sponsored by
      White County Creative Writers 
       
      2.  Seeing Double - Short story with an alternate ending (required), any
      genre, proper manuscript format, 2000 words maximum.  Sponsored by Fiction Writers
      of Central Arkansas
       
      3.  President's Choice - Essay on Patriotism, 1500 words maximum.  Sponsored
      by Winford Wallace.
       
      4.  Humor Award - 2500 word humorous essay or story, SUBJECT: "That's the
      most ridiculous thing I ever heard".  Sponsored by RobertsFamilyArk

      5.  Free Award - Free verse poem on the subject of "Free", 60 lines maximum. 
      Sponsored by Glassworks Ink.
       
      6.  Tell Me a Story - Short story, any subject, 2500 word maximum.  Sponsored
      by Jean Gipson.
       
      7.  Storyteller Award - Ghost story, fiction or non-fiction, 3000 words
      maximum, setting must play an important rold.  Sponsored by Storyteller Magazine.
       
      8.  Tumbleweed Award - Western Novel - 3 chapters plus synopsis plus query
      letter.  Sponsored by Dusty Richards.
       
      9. Concrete Poetry Award - a poem in the shape of the subject (ex. Love=a
      heart shaped poem, pets=a dog or cat shaped poem, etc.) rhymed or unrhymed, 40
      lines maximum.  Sponsored by Pat Laster.
       
      10.  Just for Kids - Story for children/youth (state what age group written
      for),  1500 word maximum.  Sponsored by Central Arkansas Writers.

      11.  Searcy Living Award - Essay on how pets influence our lives, 600 words
      maximum.  Sponsored by Searcy Living Magazine.
       
      12.  Family Matters Award - Essay on a person in your family who has been
      significant to you,  2000 word maximum.  Sponsored by Debra Middleton.
       

      13.  Paranormal Romance - Short fiction (no witchcraft, occult, or devil
      worship), 2000 words maximum.  Sponsored by Ellen Wither


      Contest Regulations -
      1. Registration to attend conference does not include contest fees.  Contest
      fees of $5 for first entry and $3 for each entry thereafter must be mailed on
      or before July 25, 2007.  Make check payable to White County Creative
      Writers.  No fees returned.
       
      2. Deadline for postmarking contest entries is July 25, 2007.  WCCW is not
      responsible for manuscripts lost, delayed, or received too late for judging.  Do
      not send SASE; no entries will be returned.  Entries will be destroyed two
      weeks after conference.
       
      3. Only one typed, unpublished manuscript may be entered in each contest. 
      Double-space prose; double- or single-space poetry.  Use standard manuscript
      form. (Click for info).
       
      4. No entry may be entered in more than one contest.  No one may enter the
      contest for which he or she serves as sponsor, chairman, or judge.  An entry
      that won first place last year may not be entered in the same contest if this
      year's contest is identical to last year's.
       
      5. Put contest number and name of award in upper left corner of each entry. 
      Do not put your name on the manuscript.  Attach a cover sheet to each
      manuscript with (a) number and name of contest, (b) title of entry, (c) first line of
      entry, (d) your name, mailing address, and phone number.
       
      6. Mail all contest entries and contest fees to Rhonda Roberts, 620 Morris
      School Road, Searcy, AR 72143 .  Winners not attending will be notified by mail
      the week after conference.
       
      7. Prizes will be as follows: 1st place - $25; 2nd place - $15; 3rd place -
      $10.  Certificates will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd Honorable Mention.  Number
      of prizes awarded for each contest will be determined by judges.
       
      Questions?  Call (501) 268-1295 or e-mail plugginalong(at)hotmail.com
      (replace (at) with @)


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    • crwropps@aol.com
      White County Creative Writers once again presents thirteen contests in conjunction with our annual writers conference.  We extend a heartfelt thank you to
      Message 2 of 3 , Jul 1, 2008
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        White County Creative Writers once again presents thirteen contests in conjunction with our annual writers' conference.  We extend a heartfelt "thank you" to all the sponsors that make these contests possible.  Please give them your support.



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        http://www.whitecountycreativewriters.org/id52.html













        1. WCCW Award - Short Story, Mystery.  3000 Words Maximum -  Sponsored by White County Creative Writers .



        2.  RobertsFamilyArk - Short story, friends and enemies.  Story must contain friends who have become enemies, or enemies who have become friends.  2000 Words Maximum.  Sponsored by the Roberts Family




        3. Second Childhood Award - Rhymed Poetry - Subject: "Being Twelve"  50 lines maximum Sponsor: Glassworks Ink (link)







        4.  Tell me A Story   Short Story - pretend you are a road, a car, or a house, and write a story from its point of view.  1500 words maximum Sponsor:  Jean Gipson




        5.  Tumbleweed Award  Western Novel - Three chapters, synopsis, and query letter  Sponsor: Dusty Richards




        6.  Family Matters Award - Essay on a person in your family of significance to you.  2000 words maximum  Sponsor: Debra Middleton 





        7.  LovePat Press Award  Blank Verse ( iambic pentameter, unrhymed)  Subject: any astronomical event, past or present

        Awards will include $5.00 each for HM/s

        Sponsor: Pat Laster




        8.  Central Arkansas Writers Award   Short Story, suitable for publication in a magazine for women  1500 words maximum  Sponsor: Central Arkansas Writers




        9. Searcy Living Award - Essay: "How I can make my community a better place to live."  600 words maximum  Sponsor:  Searcy Living Magazine





        10.  The Red, White, and Blue Award - Review of a favorite or recently read book  1000 words maximum  Sponsor: Dorothy Hatfield




        11.  Bob Jones and Faye Williams Jones Poetry Award  Free Verse, any subject  40 lines maximum  Sponsor: Bob Jones and Faye Williams Jones




        12.  Ellen Withers Award  Short Story - Anything Goes! ( any subject)  3000 words maximum Sponsor: Ellen Withers





        13.  Hemingway-Pfeiffer Award   Fictional Essay - "Dinner with Ernest"  1500 words maximum  Sponsor: Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum, Piggott, Arkansas (link)






        2008 Contest Regulations


         

        Noncompliance with any regulation will result in a disqualified entry



        1.  Registration to attend conference does not include contest fees.  Contest fees of $5 for first entry and $3 for each entry thereafter must be mailed on or before July 25, 2008.  Total your entry fees and make one check payable to White County Creative Writers.  No fees returned.



        2.  Deadline for postmarking contest entries is July 25, 2008.  WCCW is not responsible for manuscripts lost, delayed, or received too late for judging.  Do not send SASE: No entries will be returned.  Entries will be destroyed two weeks after conference.



        3.  Only one typed, unpublished manuscript may be entered in each contrest.  Double-space prose; double- or single- space poetry. Use standard manuscript form ( click here)



        4.  No entry may be entered in more than one contest.  No one may enter the contest for which he or she serves as sponsor, chairman, or judge. An entry that won first place last year may not be entered in the same contest if this year's contest is identical to last year's. 



        5.  Put CONTEST NUMBER and NAME OF AWARD in upper left corner of each manuscript(entry).  Do NOT put your name on the manuscript.  Attach a cover sheet to each manuscript with  - a) number and name of contest, b) title of entry, c) first line of entry, d) your name, mailing address, and phone number.  Include your e-mail address if you wish.



        6.  Mail all contest entries and contest fees to:


        RHONDA ROBERTS

        620 MORRIS SCHOOL ROAD

        SEARCY, AR 72143



        7.  Prizes:  1ST PLACE - $25.00, 2ND PLACE - $15.00, 3RD PLACE - $10.00.  Certificates, 1st, 2nd, 3rd Honorable Mention.  Number of Awards for each contest will be determined by judges.



         

         

         

        Winners not attending will be notified by mail the week after the conference.

         

        for questions about contests or regulations, call (501) 268-1295 or e-mail plugginalong(at)hotmail.com (replace (at) with @)














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      • crwropps@aol.com
        White County Creative Writers offers sixteen contests in conjunction with our 16th Annual Writers Conference. You do NOT have to attend the conference to
        Message 3 of 3 , Jun 29, 2011
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          White County Creative Writers offers sixteen contests in conjunction
          with our 16th Annual Writers' Conference. You do NOT have to attend
          the conference to enter. Postmark deadline for entries is July 25,
          2011.

          Extensive contest guidelines and entry details can be found at

          http://www.whitecountycreativewriters.org/id78.html
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