Monday, April 16, 2012

Writing Contest News--4.15.12

Financial literacy contest for students draws 548 essays
Memphis Commercial Appeal
By David Flaum Malik Briggs and McKenzie Wilkins took different routes to build their winning entries in the 8th annual financial literacy essay contest, although both started out with class assignments. Briggs, a seventh-grader at American Way Middle ...
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Writer to be honoured at Hollywood ceremony
Your Local Guardian
A writer is to be honoured at a ceremony in Hollywood after entering a worldwide competition. William Mitchell, 39, from Wandsworth, is one of just twelve writers and illustrators from around the world who will be honoured at the 28th annual L. Hubbard ...
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Writers of the Future, Today! Scientology Gets Its Party On
Village Voice (blog)
For several weeks now, we've been reporting on the "L. Ron Hubbard Writers and Illustrators of the Future" contest. For some years, certain writers have questioned the connection between the contest and Scientology, which owns and operates it.
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Eagle reporter Brudereck wins major writing prize
Reading Eagle
Brudereck, who is 35 and has written for the Eagle for 13 years, was named winner of the 2012 Distinguished Writing Award in the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association's annual Keystone Press Awards contest. His competition included writers from newspapers ...
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Free Press staffers take home 18 awards in Michigan AP contest
Detroit Free Press
Free Press journalists won 18 awards, including nine for first place, in the 2011 Michigan Associated Press Editorial Association contest. The paper also received top regional recognition from the Radio Television Digital News Association in Washington ...
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Three-Minute Fiction: Judge's Current Favorites
WKU Public Radio
We're right in the middle of Round 8 of our writing contest where we ask you to write an original short story that can be read in about three minutes. This round has been our largest to date. We've had over 6000 original stories submitted.
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Tom Jekel: Can kids still communicate?
New Philadelphia Times Reporter
As sponsor of the annual Youth Writing Contest, I had the honor of helping judge entries and announcing the winners and honorable-mentions from the podium at the Tuscarawas County Senior Center. Looking around the audience of about 200 and seeing so ...
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DeLand junior aces SAT on first try
Daytona Beach News-Journal
By MARK LANE, Staff writer DELAND -- Christopher D. Finkle, 16, a junior at DeLand High School, did one thing to prepare for the Scholastic Aptitude Test last month. He looked up the test on Wikipedia to see how the writing section of the standardized ...
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Bad Writing Contest « The Witty Biddy's Blog
Bad Writing Contest. April 12, 2012 by Lauren. A short while ago, I called your attention to the lazy songwriting that America has allowed to slip through its ...

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