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Join These Two Writing Competitions | Over $10,000 To Be Won

Join This Writing Competition Now | Prize $1,000
As long as we are still living, there are tons of opportunities for us to benefit from. Whatever you can do, there is a way for you.
We previously shared a good number of scholarship, grants and other opportunities, and today we are sharing opportunities for writers.
- The Matthew Power Literary Writing Award
Matthew Power is an American journalist who died while reporting in Uganda, Africa and this award was set up in his memory. The award supports a promising early-career non-fiction writer on a story that uncovers the truth about the human condition.

They are looking for “strong, character-driven narratives with detailed scene writing and lyrical description”, which had also characterized the work of Matthew Power, an award-winning journalist who reported empathically on the human condition.

The award will not fund proposals to report on armed conflicts where journalists are already imperiled, nor projects that are mainly investigatory. Winners will receive visiting scholar privileges at NYU, granting them library access and, staffing and space permitting, an office.
Prize: $12,500
Deadline: 19th Ferbruary, 2019
For eligibility and more information, please see here.


- The ServiceScape Writing Competition

ServiceScape, a website that connects freelancers with clients, is currently hosting a short story contest with a $1,000 prize. and it is open to writers from around the world.
The deadline for entry is approaching very quickly — November 30th, 2018. The goal of the contest seems to be to generate publicity for their company.

According to the contest page:
 ” For this award, any genre or theme of short story is accepted. All applicants should submit their original unpublished work of short fiction or nonfiction, 5,000 words or fewer, to be considered. Along with receiving an award for $1,000.00 USD, the winner will have his or her short story featured within our blog, which reaches thousands of readers per month. Rules and exclusions apply.”It is is completely free to join the competition and stories must be original.
Prize: $1,000
Deadline: November 30,2018
To learn more, kindly visit this page.

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