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    Word & Sound International-2010 Creative Writing Competitions Albert Anthony Foundation for Cultural Arts, Grants, & Scholarships Post Office Box 5464,
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 3, 2010
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      Word & Sound International-2010 Creative Writing Competitions

      Albert Anthony Foundation for Cultural Arts, Grants, & Scholarships
      Post Office Box 5464, Columbus, Mississippi 39704-5464 / 662.240.0232

      http://AlbertAnthonyFoundation.googlepages.com
      http://CreativeWritingContests.googlepages.com
      http://poetsnewsletter.googlepages.com
      DEADLINE: JUNE 30

      Winners selected/notified by September 30. Winnings disbursed by December 30.
      WSI Creative Writing Competitions are open to writers across the globe. Entries must be original work and neither be a previous competition winner nor previously published. Up to 8 categorical winners in Section 1(*); up to 4 winners in Sections 2, 3, and 4 awarded at judges' discretion. Prizes: 1st place - $100, 2nd place - $75, 3rd place - $50, 4th place - $25, (*)Honorable Mention - $20. Entries are recycled after judging. Submit Cover Page, Titled Entry, Short Biography, and Self-Addressed-Stamped-Envelope (SASE) with a Check/Money Order in the appropriate Reading Donation amount payable to AAF, c/o Competition Coordinator, Post Office Box 5464, Columbus, MS 39704-5464.

      JUDGES
      All sections judged by prominent writers in the area of expertise.

      SECTION 1 - POETRY COMPETITION
      Reading Donation: $3 per entry ($10 for up to 8 entries)
      Submit original Poems (60-lines maximum) in all 8 categories/areas, typed/computer generated, single-spaced on 8-1/2 x 11 inch white sheets with one-inch margins and no identifiable or other markings. Include line count at end. Each Poem may only be entered in one category. NOTE: The first page of each Poem contains the Category Number/Category Name in the upper left corner (i.e. Category 4-Relationships). CATEGORIES (any style): (1.) Aging Gracefully (or Not). (2.) Death & Dying (including honor to a deceased loved one). (3.) Earth, Nature, Seasons. (4.) Relationships (chants or rants of love/hate/indifference/tolerance/betrayal). (5.) Special Days (anniversary, birthday, graduation, holiday, retirement, wedding, etc.). (6.) Spiritual, Uplifting, Religious. (7.) Witty, Whimsical, Humorous, Satirical. (8.) All other subjects.

      SECTION 2 – ESSAY COMPETITION
      Reading Donation: $4 per entry ($10 for up to 4 entries)
      Submit original Opinionated Essays on any subject (1,200 words maximum), typed/computer generated, double-spaced on 8-1/2 x 11 inch white sheets with one-inch margins and no identifiable or other markings. Include word count at end.

      SECTION 3 - SHORT STORY COMPETITION
      Reading Donation: $6 per entry ($10 for up to 3 entries, $15 for up to 5 entries)
      Submit original Short Stories on any subject (1,500 words minimum), typed/computer generated, double-spaced on 8-1/2 x 11 inch white sheets with one-inch margins and no identifiable or other markings. Include word count at end.

      SECTION 4 – SHORT-SHORT STORY COMPETITION
      Reading Donation: $5 per entry ($10 for up to 3 entries, $15 for up to 5 entries)
      Submit original Short-Short Stories on any subject (1,500 words maximum), typed/computer generated, double-spaced on 8-1/2 x 11 inch white sheets with one-inch margins and no identifiable or other markings. Include word count at end.

      GUIDELINES
      1. Cover Page contains (1.) Name/Number of Competition Section in upper left corner (i.e. Section 4 – Short-Short Story); (2.) author's Full Name, complete Mailing Address with Zip Code, Area Code & Telephone/Cell Number, and Email Address in upper right corner; and (3.) Entry Title(s) flush left. One Cover Page may be used for multiple Section entries.
      2. Short Bio (50-75 words of most interesting aspects of writer's creativity or most important points of writer's life) may be included at the bottom of the Cover Page.
      3. Entries in 2 or more Sections may be packaged in one envelope; only one SASE is required. Double Spacing may be set for 1.5 instead of 2.
      4. Poetry Categories with less than 10 valid entries may be composited. Judges may select an additional winner in composite categories.
      Questions/comments/thoughts/concerns/suggestions: contact WSI Competition Coordinator at <poetsnewsletter(at)netzero.net> (replace (at) with @)
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      Message 2 of 2 , Jun 17, 2010
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        > Word & Sound International-2010
        >
        > C r e a t i v e W r i t i n g C o m p e t i t i o n s
        >
        > Albert Anthony Foundation for Cultural Arts, Grants, & Scholarships
        >
        > Post Office Box 5464, Columbus, Mississippi 39704-5464 / 662.240.0232
        >
        > http://AlbertAnthonyFoundation.googlepages.com
        >
        > http://CreativeWritingContests.googlepages.com
        >
        > http://poetsnewsletter.googlepages.com
        >
        > DEADLINE: JUNE 30
        >
        > Winners selected/notified by September 30. Winnings disbursed by > December 30.
        >
        > WSI Creative Writing Competitions are open to writers across the > globe. Entries must be original work and neither be a previous > competition winner nor previously published. Prizes awarded at > judges’ discretion. Entries are recycled after judging. Submit Cover > Page, Titled Entry, Short Biography, and Self-Addressed-Stamped-> Envelope (SASE) with a Check/Money Order in the appropriate Reading > Donation amount payable to AAF, c/o Competition Coordinator, Post > Office Box 5464, Columbus, MS 39704-5464.
        >
        > PRIZES
        >
        > Section 1: Up to 8 categorical 1st place winners plus 2nd place - > $75, 3rd place - $50, 4th place - $25, & Honorable Mention - $20.
        >
        > Sections 2: 1st place - $100, 2nd place - $75, 3rd place - $50, 4th > place - $25.
        >
        > Sections 3: 1st place - $100, 2nd place - $75, 3rd place - $50, 4th > place - $25.
        >
        > Sections 4: 1st place - $100, 2nd place - $75, 3rd place - $50, 4th > place - $25.
        >
        >
        > JUDGES
        >
        > All sections judges by prominent writers in the area of expertise.
        >
        >
        > SECTION 1 - POETRY COMPETITION
        >
        > Reading Donation: $3 per entry ($10 for up to 8 entries)
        >
        > Submit original Poems (60-lines maximum) in all 8 categories/areas, > typed/computer generated, single-spaced on 8-1/2 x 11 inch white > sheets with one-inch margins and no identifiable or other markings. > Include line count at end. Each Poem may only be entered in one > category. NOTE: The first page of each Poem contains the Category > Number/Category Name in the upper left corner (i.e. Category 4-> Relationships). CATEGORIES (any style): (1.) Aging Gracefully (or > Not). (2.) Death & Dying (including honor to a deceased loved one). > (3.) Earth, Nature, Seasons. (4.) Relationships (chants or rants of > love/hate/indifference/tolerance/betrayal). (5.) Special Days > (anniversary, birthday, graduation, holiday, retirement, wedding, > etc.). (6.) Spiritual, Uplifting, Religious. (7.) Witty, Whimsical, > Humorous, Satirical. (8.) All other subjects.
        >
        >
        > SECTION 2 – ESSAY COMPETITION
        >
        > Reading Donation: $4 per entry ($10 for up to 4 entries)
        >
        > Submit original Opinionated Essays on any subject (1,200 words > maximum), typed/computer generated, double-spaced on 8-1/2 x 11 inch > white sheets with one-inch margins and no identifiable or other > markings. Include word count at end.
        >
        >
        > SECTION 3 - SHORT STORY COMPETITION
        >
        > Reading Donation: $6 per entry ($10 for up to 3 entries, $15 for up > to 5 entries)
        >
        > Submit original Short Stories on any subject (1,500 words minimum), > typed/computer generated, double-spaced on 8-1/2 x 11 inch white > sheets with one-inch margins and no identifiable or other markings. > Include word count at end.
        >
        >
        > SECTION 4 – SHORT-SHORT STORY COMPETITION
        >
        > Reading Donation: $5 per entry ($10 for up to 3 entries, $15 for up > to 5 entries)
        >
        > Submit original Short-Short Stories on any subject (1,500 words > maximum), typed/computer generated, double-spaced on 8-1/2 x 11 inch > white sheets with one-inch margins and no identifiable or other > markings. Include word count at end.
        >
        >
        > GUIDELINES
        >
        > 1. Cover Page contains (1.) Name/Number of Competition Section > in upper left corner (i.e. Section 4 – Short-Short Story); (2.) > author’s Full Name, complete Mailing Address with Zip Code, Area > Code & Telephone/Cell Number, and Email Address in upper right > corner; and (3.) Entry Title(s) flush left. One Cover Page may be > used for multiple Section entries.
        >
        > 2. Short Bio (50-75 words of most interesting aspects of > writer’s creativity or most important points of writer’s life) may > be included at the bottom of the Cover Page.
        >
        > 3. Entries in 2 or more Sections may be packaged in one > envelope; only one SASE is required. Double Spacing may be set for > 1.5 instead of 2.
        >
        > 4. Poetry Categories with less than 10 valid entries may be > composited. Judges may select an additional winner in composite > categories.
        >
        >
        > Questions/comments/thoughts/concerns/suggestions:
        >
        > contact WSI Competition Coordinator at <libertydaniels1(at)juno.com> (replace (at) with @)



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