A wounded deer leaps the highest. – Emily Dickinson
—MY INNER CHICK’S 2nd Annual Writing Contest opens September 5th, 2016, with an entry deadline of November 5th, 2016.
THEME: Write About Someone or Something That Has Changed Your Life in a dramatic, transformative, powerful way.
-1000 word maximum ( if you go over, your submission will be eliminated )Be original, raw, uninhibited, authentic, honest, and more than anything, make us “FEEL “something.
-Submissions can be previously published, but must be your own words & fit the theme and word count.
-All entries will be judged by My Inner Chick Judges—based on the following criteria: originality (25 percent), creativity (25 percent), use of language (25 percent), and appropriateness to contest theme (25 percent).
-All entries must have full names, emails, & short bios, but no names the actual stories, please. We will not know who the winner is until we unanimously agree on our favorite stories. Please send submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org
-The winner will receive an inspirational bracelet with one of our favorite quotes, “She Believed She Could So She Did.” She will also be featured on My Inner Chick’s blog and My Inner Chick’s Facebook page.
-We didn’t forget about the men. We know some of you secretly read My Inner Chick, right? Anyhow, if your story is chosen, We shall bake my mother’s famous chocolate chip cookies for you and send them special delivery.
Thank you, darlings. We can’t waaaaaaaaaaaait to read your entries. xx
—Last Year’s Winning Entry: