Today’s guest post is by Michael McPherson:
Entering writing contests can afford a great opportunity to practice new skills, hone your existing writing skills, and bring in income. Yes, most contests offer cash prizes, and many writers actually earn up to a third of their income entering and winning writing contests.
Contests span a broad range of topics and writing styles, so you are certain to find a contest that fits your interests, skills, and abilities.
Although many writing competitions exact an entry fee, there are free writing competitions that you can enter, so why not give them a try? Beginning a writing career takes time to develop, and writers normally do not have a lot of extra cash to expend on competition entry fees. So free contests mean you have a lot to gain and nothing to lose. Continue Reading…