Posted by: Kathy Temean | July 27, 2010

African American Heritage Writing Contest

AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE WRITING CONTEST
http://www.whispershome.com/contest.html

THE DETAILS

Each story must be a minimum of 10,000 words but no more than 30,000 words.

Each story must be centered around a piece of African-American heritage like the Nala necklace or the Khanga or be set in a place that is rich in African-American History.  Both the hero and the heroine must be African-American.  The possibilities are endless, and we leave the choice up to each individual writer.

 Any genre or time period is acceptable. Be creative and don’t limit yourself.

NO ENTRY FEE

Deadline August 15, 2010.

Judging will begin on August 16, 2010 with the top three winners and two honorable
mentions notified on or before October 15, 2010.

First Place Prize winner will receive $500, an award certificate,
and a contract for electronic publication of the winning entry.

Second Place Winner: $25, an award certificate, and a contract for publication of the winning entry.

Third Place Winner: $10, an award certificate, and a contract for publication of the winning entry.

Requirements:

Entry must not have been published in any format, including the author’s website.

Entries exceeding 30,000 words will be disqualified.

Entries should not include any subject matter which Whispers Publishing does not currently accept. Please visit our submission guidelines for further information.

Hope this provides another opportunity for someone reading this.

Talk tomorrow,

Kathy


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