Thursday, June 16, 2016

Writing contests: for kids and for travel writing

My Writers Bureau has two contests for this summer.

An International Short Story contest for children. An excerpt from the rules:
Theme
The theme of the short story is your choice.
Organizer
Kids World Fun
Prizes
First prize – $75, certificate, and publication on the website
Second prize-$50, certificate, and publication on the website
Third prize-$25, certificate, and publication on the website
Deadline
31st August 2016
Guidelines
» The contest is open to young people all over the world.
» Entry is free.
» The story has to be written in English.
» The theme of the short story is your choice.
» Drawings, photos, or any other graphics are not allowed.
» Only one entry is accepted per person.
» The contest will be in three categories:
a. Sub-junior (7-9 years)
b. Junior (10-12 years)
c. Senior (13-16 years)
» The required length of the story is as follows:
a. Sub-junior – 300-500 words
b. Junior – 500-700 words
c. Senior- 700 -1000 words
And a Travel Writing Award. An excerpt from the rules:
Theme
Independence: Where do you find freedom?
Organizer
We said go travel
Prizes
1st Prize – $500 usd
2nd Prize – $250 usd
3rd Prize – $150 usd
2 honorable mentions: $50 usd
Deadline
July 4th, 2016.
Guidelines
» Publication is dependent on proper use of English language and grammar, appropriateness of theme topic, and being family friendly (G rated).
» If your post is written in a language other than English, please also send an English translation.
» Travelers of all ages and from all countries are encouraged to participate.
»°Each individual may send up to 5 entries that are 500-800 words with 1 photo.
» Your article must be an original and previously unpublished piece. All posts, which meet the requirements, will be published on this site, WeSaidGoTravel.com. Void where prohibited.
» Winners will be selected by our judges and We Said Go Travel Team. Cash prizes will be paid through PayPal in United States Dollars. All winning entries will be promoted on We Said Go Travel.

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