Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Be the Star You Are and US Bank Sponsor Contest

This is a post in my continuing series of contests that are free or reasonably priced and ethical. This one comes from a nonprofit organization run by Cynthia Bryan, an author in her own right.

7th Annual Essay Contest from Be the Star You Are!®

Be the Star You Are!® literacy charity announced its 7th Annual Essay Contest sponsored by US Bank. It runs from October 18, 2010-January 18, 2011. Win $100 plus guest appearance on the nationally syndicated radio program, Be the Star You Are!® www.bethestaryouareradio.com, publication in our Star Searcher Express newsletter and at www.bethestaryouare.org, and an autographed copy of Be the Star You Are!®. The topic is “How do we create more happiness and abundance in our lives through service to others?”

Tax deductible entry fee donation is $10. For guidelines, visit http://www.bethestaryouare.org/  or email info@bethestaryouare.org


Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author of This Is the Place; Harkening: A Collection of Stories Remembered; Tracings, a chapbook of poetry; and how to books for writers including, The Frugal Book Promoter: How To Do What Your Publisher Won't; The Frugal Editor: Put Your Best Book Forward to Avoid Humiliation and Ensure Success; and Great Little Last Minute Editing Tips for Writers . The Great First Impression Book Proposal is her newest booklet for writers. She has three FRUGAL books for retailers including 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. Some of her other blogs are TheNewBookReview.blogspot.com, 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 . If your followers at Twitter would benefit from this blog post, please use the little Green widget to let them know about this blog:

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