Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Writing for Children Competition

There is still a little time left to enter the Writing for Children Competition.
Details below or visit The Writers' Union of Canada for more information.
$1,500 Prize

Entry Fee: $15 per entry, cheque or money order made payable to The Writers' Union of Canada.

Deadline: April 24.

- Entries of the winner and finalists will be submitted to three publishers of children's books for consideration.

Eligible Writers
- Canadian citizens or landed immigrants
- All writers who have not been published by a commercial or university press in book format, in any genre, and who do not have a contract with a book publisher

Eligible Entries
- Any writing for children up to 1,500 words, English language
- Not previously published in any format
- Multiple submissions are welcome

How to Submit Entries
- Typed, double-spaced, with pages numbered, on plain 8.5'' x 11'' paper, not stapled. Do not send entries that have only a few sentences per page; they will not be eligible.
- Submissions are accepted by hardcopy only.
- A separate cover letter with full name, address, phone number, e-mail address, and number of pages of entry. Please type name of entrant and title of entry on each numbered page.

Manuscripts will not be returned.

Friday, April 1, 2011

Happy Poetry Month!

I am kicking off Poetry Month by visiting Poetry Friday posts. Round up is at The Poem Farm.

I am also going to head over and buy a PoetryTagTime ebook. (It's only 99 cents!)