The purpose of this annual writing contest, named in honor of Willamette Writer's founder, Kay Snow, is to help writers reach professional goals in writing in a broad array of categories; and to encourage student writers.
Notification: July 19th, 2013
Screenwriting - Maximum length (10) pages. Complete or partial script, any subject, in script format. (One side only, on 8.5 x 11 inch white paper using a 12 point Courier font.)
Each INDIVIDUAL entry must be accompanied by ONE (1) 3 x 5 card with author's name, address, phone, and title of entry and category. Place the card in a plain white envelope, seal it, and on the outside of the envelope write the title of your entry and its category. For poetry entry, EACH poem must be accompanied by a 3 x 5 card in an envelope. If you submit TWO poems (or more), you must have a 3/5 card in a separate envelope for each poem. If you submit two fiction entries, each entry has ONE 3/5 card for EACH entry inside ONE small envelope.
Submit TWO (2) copies of each entry. If you submit two poems for one entry, submit TWO COPIES OF EACH POEM. Do not send originals. Entries, registration form, and 3/5 cards can be mailed in one envelope.
All entries must be original and unpublished or unproduced. Screenplays cannot be an adaptation of a published novel or non-fiction book by someone other than the screenwriter. Being posted on a web site is not considered publication, nor is a non-fiction article appearing in an on-line newsletter if there was no payment involved.
For adult entries, $300 first place; $150 2nd place; $50, third place.
For students, $50 first place, $20 second place; $10 third place.
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