Welcome to the Snag Today Writing Contest. Any type of original short story, essay or other work of prose is eligible. Prizes totalling $75 will be awarded including a top prize of $50.
Submission Period: Entries accepted November 1, 2010-January 31, 2011. (postmark dates). Early submission is encouraged.
What to Submit: Short stories, essays, or other works of prose, up to 4,000 words each. There are no restrictions on style or theme. Each entry should be your own original work. You may submit the same work simultaneously to this contest and to others, and you may submit works that have been published or won prizes elsewhere, as long as you own the online publication rights.
Prizes and Publication: First Prize: $50, Second Prize: $20, Third Prize $5. Winning submissions will be featured on our homepage and posted in our featured articles section.
Entry Fee: The reading fee is $5 per entry.
Eligibility: Only Snag Today members ae eligible for participation. Membership to Snag Today is free.
Deadline: All entries must be postmarked by January 31, 2011.
How to Submit: Entries must be submitted via mail. To enter by mail, please include a cover sheet with your submission. It should include your name, address, phone number, email address and the title/s of your entry. It is not necessary to provide word counts for your entries. Entries should be typed or printed by computer. We prefer white, letter-size paper. The 12-point font size is ideal. Please avoid fancy, hard-to-read typefaces. Include your fee as a check or money order payable to Snag Today. Entries will not be returned, so please don't send your only copy. Please clip everything together and mail your submission to:
Snag Today Writing Contest
8688 Thornbrook Terrace Pt.
Boynton Beach, FL 33473
Announcement of Results: Winners of the contest will be announced on February 15, 2011. Results will be posted on the Snag Today homepage at http://www.snagtoday.com
. Additionally, all Snag Today Members with a valid email address will receive email notification.
English Language: Writers of all nations may enter. However, the works you submit should be in English. If you have written a work in another language, you may submit an English translation.
Copyright: If your entry wins any cash prize, you agree to give Snag Today a nonexclusive license to publish your work online. You are free to publish your work in print or online elsewhere, and to enter it into other contests, whether or not you win a prize in this contest. The author retains all rights to the work submitted.
Thank you for choosing the Snag Today Writing Contest. We look forward to reading your submissions.http://snagtoday.com/http://snagtoday.com/dolph/blogs/entry/Snag-Today-Writing-Contest
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