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Getting Noticed–Tips on Polishing & Submitting a Winning Writing Contest

with B. Lynn Goodwin, Experienced Contest Judge, Author and Editor of Writer Advice

Entering writing contests can feel a little like buying a lottery ticket, but the judge’s decisions are not random. Learn how to enhance your chances of getting noticed and move beyond the contest slush pile.  Experienced contest judge B. Lynn Goodwin will talk about the reasons pieces stand out in a preliminary reading and how you can give yourself every advantage.

Date: Friday December  10, 2010
Time: 11 AM PDT |12 PM MDT | 1 PM CDT |2 PM EDT
Cost: FREE FOR NAMW MEMBERS (NAMW Members, the Call-in telephone number and conference call code are posted below. If you are an NAMW member and cannot see the details, please login here and navigate back to this page).

Telephone Number: (323) 417-0075
Participant Access Code: 993590#[/private_NAMW]

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In this teleseminar, Lynn will:

  • How do you find the right contests and venues for your work
  • What do judges expect?What makes a writer’s voice stand out?
  • How do you make a memorable first impression?

About B. Lynn Goodwin:

B. Lynn Goodwin has judged for TINY LIGHTS, the REDWOOD WRITERS CONFERENCE, the PLEASANTON POETRY AND PROSE FESTIVAL as well as STORY CIRCLE NETWORK and runs WRITER ADVICE ANNUAL FLASH PROSE CONTEST.   She is published in Voices of Caregivers; Hip Mama; the Oakland Tribune; the Contra Costa Times; the Danville Weekly; Staying Sane When You’re Dieting; Small Press Review; Dramatics Magazine; Career, Caregiving, Self-Care NCDA Monograph; We Care: Families of Loved Ones Magazine;  The Sun and numerous e-zines. She is the author of You Want Me to Do WHAT? Journaling for Caregivers and the managing editor of Writer Advice, which is celebrating its 13th anniversary in October 2010.

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