Deadline nears for “Kindle Fire” writing contest

Kindle Fire — Writing Contest!!!
Deadline Thursday April 12th
-Previous published essays welcomed!-

Oregon Women’s Report is giving away a new Kindle Fire eReader (7″ color display screen w/WiFi) as part of our “Inspiration” Writing Contest. The Kindle Fire was just released last October and is the hottest eReader on the market. The Kindle Fire gives you free online cloud storage and access to Amazon’s 19 million movies, TV shows, songs, magazines & books.

Previous published material accepted: Includes book, magazine & blog excerpts from the author.

Subject Focus “Inspiration”: We are seeking non-fiction submissions that are inspirational, courageous, memorable or enlightening. It can be about precious family moments, life lessons, advice given, life changing events, stories of friendship, role models, personal inspirations or motivations for you or someone you know. If you have never taken the time to write about someone who made a difference in your life – now may be the perfect time.

Deadline: Noon. Thursday April 12th

Oregon Advantage: Writers must live in Oregon. This is not a cluttered national competition but rather a local project designed to reward & recognize the amazing women writers in our state – like yourself! Our previous February 2012 contest received 32 entries, so your chances of winning are friendly.

Word Count: Under 500 words. Submissions can be longer, but not recommended.

Requirements: No age limit. Please limit entries to no more than two submissions.

Submit Articles: Two ways (1) inside an email and also (2) attached as either Word, TXT or Rich Text Format. Emails to oregon[at] with subject line “Kindle Fire Contest”.

Please fill the application below.

1. Name:
2. Mailing Address:
3. City:
4. State:
5. Zip Code:
6. Contact phone number:
7. Are you an author? (if yes, please provide a web link):
8. Do you have a blog? (If yes, please list):
9. How did you discover the contest?

Photo: If possible, please provide a photo in your email (or a link to a photo online). Women’s Report wants to show that real Oregon women produce amazing writing pieces.

Oregon Women’s Report is one of Oregon’s largest online women’s magazines, reaching over 3,000 unique women visitors every month. Women’s Report is dedicated to providing a fun and encouraging place on the web for Oregon women to share and inspire each other. We will feature and honor the winner and selected honorable mentions on our website a week after contest deadline.

(OWR reserves the right to make changes, adjustments to rules and requirements as deemed necessary.)

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