Writing contests are one of the easiest ways for you to get recognition.
Here’s a reminder to do some writing-contest shopping, especially for the free ones. If you have been wanting to step up your writing game this year, there’s no reason to keep wasting time. There are tons of free writing events happening every day. You can check out some of them here:
FREE WRITING EVENTS Calendar by Mica Scotti Kole
*shoutout to Mica Scotti Kole for being generally awesome. I also highly recommend following their Twitter*
This calendar has proven extremely helpful and fun over the past few months since I discovered it. Even though contests can feel like a gambling game, it’s still worth putting in the effort to submit because you’re actively creating new content and/or working to improve your abilities. And then you get to submit a fun project!
If you want some Contest-Writing Tips, check out my article from a little while back about just that (or click the image below):
Well, there you go. You’ve got no excuses. Grapple with that idea you’ve had in the back of your head for a while, and wrangle it onto the page… and then submit it to a contest!