Sunday, February 25, 2007

Writing For Children Competition

I received this email in my inbox.

The Writers' Union of Canada 10th Annual
Writing For Children Competition


Share Your Children's Story for a $1, 500 Prize and Sponsored Submission to Several Publishers!
Prizes:
· $1,500.00 Prize.
· Entries of the winner and finalists will be submitted to three publishers of children's books.
Deadline: Postmarked April 24, 2007.
Entry Fee: $15 fee per entry.
Eligibility:
This contest is open to Canadian citizens or landed immigrants who have not been published in book format, in any genre, and who do not have a contract with a book publisher. Entries must be written in the English language, not previously published, and within the word limit of 1,500. Please do not send illustrations or entries with only a few sentences per page.
How To Submit Entries:
· Typed, double-spaced and numbered on 8.5 x 11 paper, not stapled. Submissions on computer disk or faxes will not be accepted.
· Include a separate cover letter with full name, address, phone number, and number of pages of entry. Please type name of entrant and title of entry on each numbered page.
· Make cheque or money order payable to The Writers' Union of Canada. Multiple entries can be submitted together and fees can be added and paid with one cheque or money order. Mail to:
WFC Competition, 90 Richmond Street East, Suite 200, Toronto, ON M5C 1P1.

Results will be posted at www.writersunion.ca. Manuscripts will not be returned.

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