Tuesday, February 12, 2013

SLO NightWriters 24th Writing Contest

This year I am co-director of SLO NightWriters 24th Annual Writing Contest.  It's an exciting event.   We've recruited an impressive gaggle of screeners and judges- editors, laureates, published authors, teachers and book store owners.   We've increased our prize money this year and advertised widely with writing groups all over the internet.   Winners may have an opportunity to have their entries published in San Luis Obispo's Tolosa Press newspapers.

The Contest Basics:

First Line or Theme:  A Perfect Storm 
(Interpret as broadly as you like)

Short Story/Memoir - 750 word max

Poetry - 40 line max

Entry Fee: $10 per entry 

$200-First Place
$150-2nd Place
$75-3rd Place,  
Plus Honorable Mentions 

Deadline:  March 31, 2013


Visit our website for contest details