Thursday, January 24, 2013

novice writing contest for Canadian Christians


Never-before-published writers have until February 15th to enter and
win free registration to Canada's largest Christian Writers'

BRANTFORD, ONTARIO - All never-before-published Canadian writers who
are Christian - including teenagers and young adults - are invited to
enter The Word Guild's "Fresh Ink" Novice Writing Contest.

Contestants may send in their fiction or nonfiction short story,
article, or poetry on this year's theme, "Live and Breathe the Written
Word." Submissions may not exceed 1,500 words. Independent judges who
are experienced writers and editors will evaluate the entries and
provide helpful feedback.

This contest is designed to encourage and recognize new and aspiring
writers. For the purposes of this competition, "unpublished" means the
writer has never been paid for something he or she has written.

Prizes will be awarded in two age categories:

a.. Teenagers: 14 to 19
b.. Adults: 20 and up
First-prize winners in each category will receive free registration to
Canada's largest Christian writing conference, Write! Canada, June
13-15, 2013 - a value of more than $400. (If winner is not able to
attend Write! Canada, the free registration can be used at any one-day
conference held by The Word Guild, including Write! Vancouver, or
membership in The Word Guild - to a value of $400.)

Second prize: A $100 gift certificate for The Word Guild, which may be
used for Write! Canada conference registration, membership in The Word
Guild, or any of our one-day conferences.

Entries must be received by February 15, 2013.

For details and online registration, follow this link to our website The official 2013 "Fresh Ink" Submission
Guidelines and Online Entry Form are found under The Word Guild's
Resources tab.

Elma Schemenauer,, author of 75 books published in
Canada and the USA, editor of many others. Blog Website

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