Weekly User Generated Political Writing Contest

We invite Blogher bloggers to particpate in a contest on The Politicus. All content posted on 8/8/14 (12am est) - 9/4/14 (11:59pm est) is eligible to win a cash prize each week. The rules are simple, post and share as much content as you can and you will receive points per content submission. The users with the most points will win....more

How I Learned to Love Myself $100 Contest Invitation

I meant to put this graphic in my last post. Hope you like it. Submit your story here....more

Enter WomenSpeak's How I Learned to Love Myself Contest and Win $100

I'm finding healing in sharing stories about my own life in recovery and triumph after a painful divorce. Life delivers some painful blows that can undermine our self-image. But we CAN learn to love ourselves again. WomenSpeak is sponsoring a “How I Learned To Love Myself” contest in which women tell how they have learned to accept and love themselves....more

Have you penned the next Shades of Grey?

From GSpot Publishing:Have you penned the next Shades of Grey? Enter the Gspot Publishing Erotic Novel Contest!Deadline: November 15, 2012Entry Fee: $10Prize: Publication in ebook and Print on Demand format, $250 advance against royalties, and publishing contract...more

So You Think You Can Write?

You are an established author and have already published, or you have aspirations to become a writer but you haven’t got a clue how to go about furthering your vocation.Welcome to ‘Angie’s Diary‘, the site that allows you to find out how to write or how to write even better!We are an established community for writers and editors, connected by a love for the written word....more

My Three Minute Fiction

NPR's Three Minute Fiction Round 8 winner was announced and it wasn't me! Periodically, National Public Radio runs a short story contest where a famous writer comes up with a writing prompt and you have to write a story of no more than 500 words. The stars aligned and I submitted an entry. Every entry had to begin with the sentence: she closed the book, placed it on the table, and finally, decided to walk through the door. Below is my story Will You Plant Lilacs for Me?...more
 @JourneyofLife Thanks Angela! Thanks for your kind words I'm smiling big as I read them. You ...more

August Theme for NaBloPoMo and a Writing Contest

The truth, we're often told, can be stranger than fiction, and certainly, blogging is about truth-telling; recording our lives. But how often does fiction seep into our reconstruction of our day? Is it important to always be honest, or can we skew the facts to present a better story? Plus, what is lost or gained by telling the story of your life? Best of all, we're once again featuring one NaBloPoMo'er this month on BlogHer. Not only will your work be featured and promoted by BlogHer, but you will be paid for this published piece. Want to enter? ...more
I have done it before but didn't do very well at it in the past. I am doing the Camper ...more

July Theme for NaBloPoMo and a Writing Contest

You can explore how and when you learned to swim, tell us where you like to swim, or unusual places where you've gotten in the water. What about what you've seen while underwater? Or... cough... things you've done in the water (skinny dippers, raise your hands!). Best of all, we're featuring one NaBloPoMo'er this month on BlogHer. Not only will your work be featured and promoted by BlogHer, but you will be paid for this published piece. Want to enter? ...more

Didn't join blog challenge, but wrote about my fear of being in open water. Thanks!
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