Entry Deadline: Thursday, May 15, 2008.
Compete and Win in 10 Categories!
Inspirational Writing (Spiritual/Religious)
Magazine Feature Article
Genre Short Story (Mystery, Romance, etc.)
Mainstream/Literary Short Story
Stage Play (* submission by mail only)
Television/Movie Script (* submission by mail only)
Children's/Young Adult Fiction
Entry Fee: Poems are $10 for the first entry; $5 for each additional poem submitted in the same online session. All other entries are $15 for the first manuscript; $10 for each additional manuscript submitted in the same online session.
$3,000 cash and a trip to New York City to meet with editors and agents.
You'll spend three days and two nights in NYC and a Writer's Digest editor will escort you to meet with four editors or agents of your choice! (Includes airfare within the U.S., meals, transportation and related expenses.)
The First Place Winner in each category receives $1,000 cash, a manuscript critique and marketing advice from a Writer's Digest editor or advisory board member, and $100 worth of Writer's Digest Books.
The Second Place Winner in each category receives $500 cash, plus $100 worth of Writer's Digest Books.
The Third Place Winner in each category receives $250 cash, plus $100 worth of Writer's Digest Books.
The Fourth Place Winner in each category receives $100 cash.
The Fifth-Place Winner in each category receives $50 cash.
The Sixth- through Tenth-Place winners in each category receive $25 cash.
First through Tenth Place Winners also receive a copy of the 2009 Writer’s Market Deluxe Edition and a one-year subscription (new or renewal) to Writer’s Digest Magazine.