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Four Paws for Noah

Yes, you read that right. The Four Paws for Noah Writing Competitions have received a #Write2TheEnd workshop donation valued at $495, and you can win this grand prize just for participating in one (or all) of the competitions. In fact, every submission gains you another entry in this lottery. Keep that in mind as you read the prize details from dynamic #Write2TheEnd teaching duo Kim Jorgensen Gane and Ami Hendrickson. We are offering admittance to our #Write2TheEnd 2016 Summer Session. Precise timing is TBD, but the course will likely begin right after

The Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction Competition is well underway. This rodeo is being hosted by Lead Buckaroo Charli Mills. Charli is a bonafide word wrangler who can tell a story as well as she can tie up a goat and she has the awards to prove it. She keeps herself busy with weekly Flash Fiction Challenges she rounds up into compellingly curated compilations. She, along with a handful of Rough Writers will be wrasslin’ your submissions to see which one comes away with the buckle . . . ahem . . .

That’s right! Four Paws for Noah has a third writing competition under its banner and it goes live today. This contest is for nonfiction essays focusing on ableism, disability, access and overcoming. Noah has faced all these themes in his daily life. You can read more about the how and why of this competition on the Submittable page. I hope you will submit your work. Voices are needed on these issues. This is an opportunity to share yours. First place walks away with a cash prize of $250. As an

The main reason I decide to submit my work to writing competitions (aside from that prize potential) is admiration for the judges. There’s plenty of that happening with this competition. So much, in fact, I’m bummed to be coordinating the contest and thereby unable to enter. That limit most likely does not apply to you, so have a seat, pick up your (de)caffeinated beverage, and let me introduce you to my friends. Shareen Mansfield wears her heart like a sweater. When you need a friend, she’s there. When I think

Not up for the Four Paws for Noah Writing Competitions? Why not help us out by offsetting competition costs? When seeking donations from local businesses for the cash prizes, I was repeatedly told that because Four Paws for Noah is not an established nonprofit organization, business policies prevent financial support. Individuals have donated enough to cover the costs of hosting the competition with Submittable. The remaining cash prizes are currently coming out-of-pocket. All donations made through this button will be used for prizes in the Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction Challenge and the

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