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  • crwropps@aol.com
    2010 Springfield Writers Guild 17th Annual Literary Awards http://www.swgsite.org/2010ContestFlyer.pdf Jim Stone Grand Prize Memorial Awards #1 Poetry any
    Message 1 of 4 , Jul 8 10:53 AM
      2010 Springfield Writers' Guild
      17th Annual Literary Awards
      http://www.swgsite.org/2010ContestFlyer.pdf



      Jim Stone Grand Prize Memorial Awards
      #1 Poetry any subject, any form Limit: 1 page, single spaced
      #2 Fiction any subject Limit: 1,500 words
      #3 Non-Fiction any subject Limit: 1,500 words
      Awards for categories #1 - #3:
      1st place - $100 and certificate Two Honorable Mentions and certificate
      ($3 per entry for categories 1-3)
      Prose Poetry
      (Limit of 1,000 words/entry) (Limit of one single-spaced page)
      #4 Essay or Article – Ozarks Related #9 Rhyming – any subject or form
      #5 Short Story – any genre #10 Humorous Verse – any form
      #6 Nostalgia/Reminiscence #11 Free Verse – any subject
      #7 Humor – any subject #12 Haiku – traditional (5,7,5 – nature theme)
      #8 Essay or Opinion Piece
      Awards for categories #4 - #12:
      1st place - $20 and certificate 2nd place - $10 and certificate
      3rd place $5 and certificate One Honorable mention and certificate
      ($2 per entry for categories 4-12)


      1. All entries must be the original, unpublished work of the contestant.
      2. Do not enter the same prose or poetry in more than one category
      3. All manuscripts must be typed on 81/2 x 11 paper in standard manuscript form. Prose must be double-spaced and
      poetry must be single-spaced. All entries must have a title except the haiku.
      4. Place the category name and number, plus the word count for prose, in the upper left corner of each entry.
      List the poetry form where applicable.
      5. DO NOT PUT YOUR NAME ON THE ENTRY. Include a cover sheet listing ALL entries by category, name,
      number, title, and the first line of the manuscript or poem. Put your name, address, phone number and email address
      on the cover sheet.
      6. Keep all originals; no copies will be returned. No entries/winners will be published.
      7. Winners will be announced and awards given at the October 2010 regular S.W.G. meeting or mailed to those unable
      to attend.
      8. DEADLINE: All entries must be postmarked no later than October 1, 2010. SWG is not responsible for lost,
      misdirected, or postage-due entries.
      9. For a list of winners, please include a SASE with your entry.
      10. There is no limit on entries per category. However, no entrant may win more than one award per category entered,
      regardless of the number of entries.
      11. Any entry that does not follow these guidelines will be immediately disqualified without reimbursement.
      Mail contest fees and entries to:
      Dr. Jerry Wible, SWG Contest
      2987 E. Kemmling Lane
      Springfield, MO 65804
      For more information:
      Email: jwible(at)sbcglobal.net or mandybarke(at)yahoo.com (replace (at) with @)
      Phone: Jerry (417) 889-8370 or Mandy (417) 830-7660 Make all checks payable to: Springfield Writers’ Guild Contest.

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    • aejos
      Springfield Writers’ Guild 22nd Annual Prose and Poetry Contest June 15 - September 15, 2015 SpringfieldWritersGuild.org/contests
      Message 2 of 4 , Jun 13, 2015
        Springfield Writers’ Guild
        22nd Annual Prose and Poetry Contest
        June 15 - September 15, 2015
        SpringfieldWritersGuild.org/contests
        https://springfieldwritersguild.submittable.com/submit (online entry link) 
        Divisions and Awards
        Prose and Poetry Division
        Fee $5 per entry. No limit to number of entries, but the same entry may not be entered in more than one category.
        Prose: Maximum 1,000 words, double-spaced
        1 – Fiction, any genre
        2 – Nonfiction, any subject
        3 – Humorous
        Poetry: Maximum one page, single-spaced
        4 – Humorous, any form
        5 – Any subject, any form
        Awards each category 1-5: First Place $50, Second Place $25, Third Place $15, Two Honorable Mentions
         
        Jim Stone Memorial Poetry Division
        Fee $5, one entry per person. Entry must not have been entered in categories 4 or 5.
        Poetry any subject, any form. One page, single spaced.
        Awards this division: First Place $150, Second Place $75, Third Place $50, Two Honorable Mentions
         
        Best of Springfield Writers’ Guild Award
        SWG members who enter any category automatically will be considered for a $100 award at no additional entry fee and in addition to other awards they may receive. This category judged separately.
         
        Bonus for SWG Members: Submit two entries and receive a special link to submit a third entry free of charge. One free entry per member. (Please allow 24 hours after submitting your 2nd paid entry to receive your FREE entry link in your email. If you haven't received your FREE entry link within 24 hours please contact the Contest Chair, Yvonne Erwin, writer716ATgmailDOTcom.
         
        Submission Guidelines
         1.      Read these guidelines carefully. Failure to follow the guidelines may disqualify your entry.
        2.      Contest period is 12:00 a.m. Central Time, June 15, 2015, to midnight Central Time, September 15, 2015. Entries and fees will be accepted only during the contest period and only at www.Submittable.com; see link at
        www.springfieldwritersguild.org/contests.html. Payment by debit card, credit card, or PayPal. Each entry must be unpublished, original work of contestant, and entered in only one category. You keep all rights to your entries; entries will not be published.
        3.      Double space prose, single space poetry. Title each entry except haiku. A list of your entries will be accessible atwww.Submittable.com. Enter the prose word count or poetry form in the box provided. Number prose pages. Do not put your name on entries.
        4.      Once an entry is submitted to Submittable, it will not be extracted or exchanged for another entry for any reason. Writers may resubmit an entry when accompanied by the $5 entry fee.
        5.      Awards will be presented at the Springfield Writer’s Guild meeting, October 24, 2015, or by mail for those unable to attend. For a list of winning entries and judges, visit www.springfieldwritersguild.org/contests.html after October 24, 2015.
         Questions? Contact Contest Chair, Yvonne Erwin: writer716ATgmailDOTcom 

      • aejos
        Springfield Writers’ Guild 22nd Annual Prose and Poetry Contest June 15 - September 15, 2015 SpringfieldWritersGuild.org/contests Enter online at
        Message 3 of 4 , Aug 10, 2015
          Springfield Writers’ Guild
          22nd Annual Prose and Poetry Contest
          June 15 - September 15, 2015
          SpringfieldWritersGuild.org/contests

          Enter online at
          https://springfieldwritersguild.submittable.com/submit
           
          Divisions and Awards
          Prose and Poetry Division
          Fee $5 per entry. No limit to number of entries, but the same entry may not be entered in more than one category.
          Prose: Maximum 1,000 words, double-spaced
          1 – Fiction, any genre
          2 – Nonfiction, any subject
          3 – Humorous
          Poetry: Maximum one page, single-spaced
          4 – Humorous, any form
          5 – Any subject, any form
          Awards each category 1-5: First Place $50, Second Place $25, Third Place $15, Two Honorable Mentions
           
          Jim Stone Memorial Poetry Division
          Fee $5, one entry per person. Entry must not have been entered in categories 4 or 5.
          Poetry any subject, any form. One page, single spaced.
          Awards this division: First Place $150, Second Place $75, Third Place $50, Two Honorable Mentions
           
          Best of Springfield Writers’ Guild Award
          SWG members who enter any category automatically will be considered for a $100 award at no additional entry fee and in addition to other awards they may receive. This category judged separately.
           
          Bonus for SWG Members: Submit two entries and receive a special link to submit a third entry free of charge. One free entry per member. (Please allow 24 hours after submitting your 2nd paid entry to receive your FREE entry link in your email. If you haven't received your FREE entry link within 24 hours please contact the Contest Chair, Yvonne Erwin, writer716ATgmailDOTcom.
           
          Submission Guidelines
           1.      Read these guidelines carefully. Failure to follow the guidelines may disqualify your entry.
          2.      Contest period is 12:00 a.m. Central Time, June 15, 2015, to midnight Central Time, September 15, 2015. Entries and fees will be accepted only during the contest period and only at www.Submittable.com; see link atwww.springfieldwritersguild.org/contests.html. Payment by debit card, credit card, or PayPal. Each entry must be unpublished, original work of contestant, and entered in only one category. You keep all rights to your entries; entries will not be published.
          3.      Double space prose, single space poetry. Title each entry except haiku. A list of your entries will be accessible atwww.Submittable.com. Enter the prose word count or poetry form in the box provided. Number prose pages. Do not put your name on entries.
          4.      Once an entry is submitted to Submittable, it will not be extracted or exchanged for another entry for any reason. Writers may resubmit an entry when accompanied by the $5 entry fee.
          5.      Awards will be presented at the Springfield Writer’s Guild meeting, October 24, 2015, or by mail for those unable to attend. For a list of winning entries and judges, visit www.springfieldwritersguild.org/contests.html after October 24, 2015.
           Questions? Contact Contest Chair, Yvonne Erwin: writer716@... 

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