Monday, March 15, 2010

Writing Contest for Kids

This is a contest for children. I know Dallas personally. She is a fellow USC graduate. So, your children are safe and the contest is on the up and up:

Calling all Young Writers: We Want to Publish Your Work!

* Are you a young writer in elementary school, middle school or high school?
* Have you written a short story, personal essay, or poem?
* Do you want to be a published author?

Write On! Books wants to read your writing! We publish anthologies of work entirely by young writers!

Go to to submit today!

You can also e-mail submissions to

Don’t have access to Internet? You can mail your submissions to:

400 Roosevelt Ct.
Ventura, CA 93003

In your submission please be sure to include your:
• Name
• E-mail address
• Mailing address
• Grade level

Compensation: If your submission is chosen:
• I will help you edit your short story, essay or poem to make it the best it can be.
• You will be a nationally published author!
• You will have the opportunity to do book signings in your community.

Don't delay! The submission period for our first anthology ends March 23, 2010.

Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author of This Is the Place; Harkening: A Collection of Stories Remembered; Tracings, a chapbook of poetry; and two how to books for writers, The Frugal Book Promoter: How To Do What Your Publisher Won't and The Frugal Editor: Put Your Best Book Forward to Avoid Humiliation and Ensure Success. Her FRUGAL book for retailers is A Retailer’s Guide to Frugal In-Store Promotions: How To Increase Profits and Spit in the Eyes of Economic Downturns with Thrifty Events and Sales Techniques. She is also the author of the Amazon Short, "The Great First Impression Book Proposal". Some of her other blogs are, a blog where authors can recycle their favorite reviews. She also blogs at all things editing, grammar, formatting and more at The Frugal, Smart and Tuned-In Editor .

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