Time for your August reminder that the creative writing contest table has been updated. It lives on the ‘Resources’ page, here.
For new visitors:
Many contests are free to enter and offer great cash prizes. Some are looking for either unpublished or beginner writers. The table currently offers contests with entry dates from Aug 2019 to February 2020.
Submit your entries in plenty of time. There are some spectacular prizes, and real kudos to be had. Please ignore complaints about ‘paid for’ contests: most competitions are run by voluntary organisations with little money. Entry fees provide prizes and often pay judges; usually professional people in the writing world whose time is precious.
Imagine the joy when you win! The cash and the kudos. And it won’t hurt your CV.
The table updates every time I save it, so whenever you visit, it’s as current as it is on my PC. You can access it by clicking here. Have fun and get some cash for your writing.
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