Short Story Writing Contest Information

From: Rosemary
Sent on: Wednesday, July 1, 2009 12:50 PM
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Media Contact: Jeanne Green
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WHAT: Short Story Writing Contest @ Bedford Library
The Friends of the Library and the Bedford Public Library are sponsoring their 3rd Annual Short Story Writing Contest.

Guidelines:
? Original work of fiction
? Permission for publication by the Library
? All genres eligible with the following provision; no explicit sex and/or violence
? Minimum entry age ? 17 years old
? Staff members of the Bedford Public Library, officers of the Friends of the Bedford Library, members of the Library Advisory Board or any of their immediate family members may not submit entries

Prizes:
? 1Place--$100, free registration to the 2010 Writers Conference sponsored by the Friends of the Library, and name on plaque

? 2Place--$50 and name on plaque

? 3Place--$25 and name on plaque

For information on submission qualifications call Jeanne Green at[masked] or visit www.bedfordlibrary.org

WHERE: Paper submissions: electronic submissions: Bedford Public Library [address removed]
1805 L. Don Dodson Drive Bedford, TX 76021

Original work of fiction by contest entrant

Permission for publication by the Library

All genres eligible with the following provision; no explicit sex and/or violence

Minimum entry age ? 17 years old

Staff members of the Bedford Public Library, officers of the Friends of the Bedford Library, and members of the Library Advisory Board may not submit entries Submission qualifications:
2,000?6,000 words 12-point font, double-spaced, 1-inch all-around margins, single-sided, and numbered pages Submissions must include a title page with the following information: name, mailing address, telephone number, and email address (place in a large envelope for delivery) Submit story in person or by mail to the Bedford Public Library, 1805 L. Don Dodson Drive, Bedford, TX 76021 OR by email ? [address removed]. Electronic
submissions must be in rtf. (or) doc. format

Deadline for submissions is Saturday, September 5, 2009* (5:00 pm CST)
Failure to comply with the guidelines and/or submission qualifications will result in disqualification
Submission period is June 1 through September 5, 2009*

Winners will be announced on Saturday, September 26, 2009 at the Evening with the Authors: A Writers Roundtable program at the Old Bedford School, 2400 School Lane, Bedford, TX 76021 Bedford Public Library
1805 L. Don Dodson Drive Bedford, TX 76021
www.bedfordlibrary.org

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