Monday, June 1, 2009

My first win

True Minnesotan

I won a 5 pound nut roll for this writing competition!

This is the contest that sparked my drive to write and to write competitively.

Having been in several contests since then, I think there are a couple things to take away.
  • Local contests often don't appear on contest list websites
  • You are more likely to write about something you know when it is a local contest, a more specific point of view is often better writing
  • I prefer writing contests with specific themes/challenges vs more universal "submit anything" types

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