Friday, May 25, 2012

Win Conference Admission!

Enter the 40th Annual Santa Barbara Writers Conference Scholarship Contest – Best Opening

Dear Writers,

Enter the 40th Annual SBWC Scholarship Contest! Send us your BEST OPENING, up to 40 words -- a beginning most likely to compel a reader to turn the page.

Email all entries to:

Please include contact information: name, phone number, email address, & mailing address

All genres welcome

This must be your original work, published or unpublished

Winner receives a tuition scholarship to the 40th Annual Santa Barbara Writers Conference, and a signed copy of Dorothy Allison’s Bastard Out of Carolina

No entry fee

Contest Begins: Today!

Deadline: Friday, June 1st, Midnight (PST)

Winner Announced: Saturday, June 2nd

“I think your opening is enormously important. You’ve got to write a first line that will haunt you. It’s got to be magic.” – Dorothy Allison, author of Bastard Out of Carolina, and keynote speaker at SBWC 2012

Please share this opportunity with writers you know.

Write On!

Nicole Starczak
SBWC, director

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