Increase Your Chances Of Winning Writing Contests
Winning writing contests can provide several advantages to writers. For starters it's a great way to get your name in print and in front of potential readers. It can also provide professional credits foryour writing portfolio, and prize rewards to augment your income.
Just participating can get new writers into a writing regiment, grow confidence, and provide practice,practice, practice.
Whatever your reason for entering a writing contest just be realistic about your expectations. The odds of winning are not terrific, but there are certainly plenty of things you can do to improve those odds, and stack them in your favor...
A good short story or article can simply be entertaining or it can affect or stir the reader, perhapschange perceptions or provide understanding. Contest judges are looking for stories that involve thereader - make them think, laugh or even cry.
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