by Kim Olgren
Humans have been creating contests since the dawn of time. Olympic athletes, your local sports teams, and every game show on TV are all forms of contests. However, the competitors in these contests all have one thing in common. Some kind of action. Writing contests are really no different even in requiring an entry fee, but more on that later.
Although entering a writing contest is pretty simple and straightforward there are some things to be considered:
In fact, here is a list of more legitimate writing contests:
All the links above are a mere sampling of the many contests looking to connect with writers. A few last things to keep in mind:
Book Fest award-winning and internationally-selling author Kim Olgren writes cozy mysteries under the name Kimberly Olgren. Her debut, novel Flipped – A Jillian McElroy Flipping Mystery has garnered a number of positive reviews.
When not writing characters into precarious predicaments, Kim can be found in her local community renovating and reselling (flipping) houses with her husband, volunteering with her favorite writers’ organization, camping somewhere in the Rocky Mountains with her family, riding around on Izzy the Wandercyle with her hubby, or pursuing her latest arts, craft, or educational endeavor.
Kim is a voracious reader and is a sucker for a good story of just about any kind. For her, writing grew naturally out of her love of story and all the possibilities it presents.