Grand prize: $300 in Cash
Compete and Win in Three Categories
Inspirational ¤ Short Story ¤ Poetry
A story with an explicitly religious, spiritual or inspirational slant or focus. A story about the power of religion, power of prayer, or how the power of Christ touched you will be considered inspirational.
Grand Prize: $300 in cash.
First Place: The First-Place Winner in each of the three (3) categories receives $100 cash.
Second Place: The Second-Place Winner in each category receives $75 cash.
Entry Deadline: May 1, 2010.
1. Your entry must be accompanied by an Official Entry Form. If you are entering more than one manuscript, you may mail all entries in the same envelope; however, each manuscript must have its category indicated in the upper left-hand corner.
2. All entries must be original, unpublished, and not accepted by any other publisher at the time of submission. Oneswan Productions will post the winning entries here at www.janetteowens.com. We also reserve the right to publish all winning poems.
3. Your entry must be typed on one side of 8-1/2 x 11 white paper (computer printout acceptable). Electronic submissions will not be accepted. Poems may be either double- or single-spaced; all other manuscripts must be double-spaced. Your name, address, phone number, and competition category must appear in the upper left-hand corner of the first page — otherwise your entry is disqualified.
4. Be sure of your word count! Entries exceeding the word or page limits will be disqualified. Type the exact word count (counting every single word, except the title) on the first page of the entry.
5. Entry or entries must be stapled (preferred) or paper-clipped.
6. Entry Deadline May 1, 2010.
7. All entries must be postmarked by May 1, 2010.
1. A panel of judges will read every entry. Judges' decisions are final.
2. Judges reserve the right to re-categorize entries.
3. Entries must be postmarked by May 1, 2010. We cannot return submitted manuscripts; however, to
receive notification of the receipt of your manuscript, please send a self-addressed stamped postcard along with your entry.
4. Top Award Winners will be notified by mail before October 20, 2010. All winners in each category will be listed here at www.janetteowens.com. Prizes will be mailed by November 1.
5. If you have not been contacted by this date, you may assume that your entry is not a finalist and may be marketed elsewhere.
6. Oneswan Productions reserves the right to make changes to or edit all materials submitted.
Send your manuscript and official entry form to: