Writer's Digest Annual Writing Competition
For 77 years, the Annual Writer’s Digest Competition has rewarded writers just like you for their finest work. We continue the tradition by giving away more than $30,000 in cash and prizes!
Win a trip to New York City !
GRAND PRIZE: $3,000 cash and a trip to New York City to meet with editors or agents.Writer's Digest will fly you and a guest to The Big Apple, where you'll spend three days and two nights in the publishing capital of the world. While you're there, a Writer's Digest editor will escort you to meet and share your work with four editors or agents! Plus, you'll receive a free Diamond Publishing Package from Outskirts Press.
Entry Deadline: Thursday, May 15, 2008.
For entrants paying with a credit card, we will accept manuscripts submitted online. Manuscripts in the script categories must be submitted via regular mail.
Compete and Win in 10 Categories!
* Inspirational Writing (Spiritual/Religious)
* Memoirs/Personal Essay (ok, I've got to try this!)
* Magazine Feature Article
* Genre Short Story (Mystery, Romance, etc.)
* Mainstream/Literary Short Story
* Rhyming Poetry
* Non-rhyming Poetry
* Stage Play (* submission by mail only)
* Television/Movie Script (* submission by mail only)
* Children's/Young Adult Fiction
Entry Fee: Poems are $10 for the first entry; $5 for each additional poem submitted in the same online session. All other entries are $15 for the first manuscript; $10 for each additional manuscript submitted in the same online session.
Add $2 per manuscript to all entries postmarked after Thursday, May 15, 2008.Entries postmarked after Monday, June 02, 2008, will not be accepted.