When: Mondays. Continues through Sept. 30 2008
The Hamilton Writers Guild announces the third annual writing contest. The category is general fiction and submissions are limited to 2,000 words. Deadline: Postmarked no later than September 30, 2008. Send entries to: Hamilton Writers Guild Fiction Contest. PO Box 1205, Hamilton, Ohio 45012. The fee is $10 per entry and prizes include $125 1st prize; $75 2nd prize; $50 3rd prize. Manuscripts must be typed, (preferably Times Roman typeface,) double-spaced on one side of standard sized 8.5 x 11 white paper. Each page should have page number and title in the upper right hand corner. Staple all entries in upper left corner and include a cover page with name, address, phone number, e-mail address, word count and how you learned about the contest. Entries will be disqualified if they exceed word count or if name, or any form of identification, appears on the manuscript. Entries will not be returned. Unlimited number of entries allowed; entry fee must accompany each entry, however, no e-mail entries accepted. Entries exceeding word count or not following the guidelines will be disqualified. Current members of the Hamilton Writers Guild are ineligible to enter as well as previous first, second and third place winning entries to the Hamilton Writers Guild Fiction contest can not be resubmitted. Winners will be announced on November 14, 2008 on the Web site.