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6 Free Writing Contests

Enter one of 6 Free Writing Contests and win big this week on The Write Styles!

#1 Rhyme On! Adult Poetry Free Writing Contest.

First Prize:  $200

Deadline: 15 April 2016

We’re celebrating National Poetry Month this April with our third annual contest! You can submit your poem for the 2016 contest from March 1 to April 15. Make sure you read the submission requirements before you get to Read More.

#2 Blue Mountain Arts Contest.

Deadline: 30 June 2016
First Prize: $300

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Guest Blog For Us

Guidelines to Guest Blogging at The Write Styles

Thanking you so much for your interest in contributing to The Write Styles’ Guest Blog. I am so pleased that you are willing so share your knowledge with our hungry viewers.

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Guest Blog at The Write Styles

Before sharing your work, please ensure that you:

  • Add your social media and profile link to your post.
  • Include a two sentence bio of yourself.
  • Two links to any other post on The Write Styles (use your keywords)
  • Share on your document on Google Docs as ‘Editable’ to [email protected] feel free to ‘add message.’

FAQ

What to write about?

Familiarize yourself with The Write Styles to get a feel of the vibe and style. If your work is well researched, recent, and relevant in assisting others in your niche then go with your inner voice and write. Many would love to hear your story.

Length required.

Please aim for 1,000 words.

Draft or Pitch?

If you wish to pitch, please feel free to do so. You can share either your pitch  or your recent, researched, relevant draft on Google Docs to [email protected]. Please ensure that your draft is grammatically correct.

To link or not to link?

You may well add relevant links like this one, but not as HTML.

Edits?

Ensure your document is grammatically correct and pertains to the three Rs: Recent, Researched, and Relevant. If need be for small changes, you will see these differences on Google Docs. Please ensure ONE space after period and use straight apostrophe’s not curly.

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After the fact?

Please answer comments and questions submitted by readers.

Reposting?

Please do not publish your article to any other blog or website as that really messes with The Write Style’s and the other site’s SEO traffic results.

Payment for Guest Blog?

I do not pay for articles as I ‘advertise’ your website and social media. However, if there are significant conversions made on your post then there may well be a “financial thank you” via PayPal.

Exciting Stuff! I look so forward to hearing from you and trust that we’ll have a fabulous time writing and sharing our experiences in future. I do thank you again.

Blessed Be,

Sancheo

5 Freelance Writing Jobs

This Week’s 5 Freelance Writing Jobs

This week I bring you 5 freelance writing jobs that may further inspire your writing career. As you will see, many job offers request blog links to your published works, should this be a problem for you, please feel free to contact me and find out how to guest blog at The Write Styles. Continue reading 5 Freelance Writing Jobs

5 Freelance Writing Jobs – Write For a Living

5 Freelance Writing Jobs, earn your living from the comfort of your own home.

 #1 Just funnel it

Work-from-home content developer, writer and strategist wanted | Pay: $5,000 per month.

Must have two to four years experience at a creative or media agency, or as a content writer/strategist, or copywriter, preferably with WordPress knowledge. Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign would also be nice to have. Read More:

Apply Here

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5 Steps to Achieve Your Writing Goals

5 Steps and Many Tools to Reach Your Writing Goals.

Do you have that goal or task that you would love to tackle, tomorrow, next month, next year, or even some day, but essentially you have other projects piled sky-high that are preventing you from reaching your ultimate dream project? Well here are some steps and tools to help you.

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#1 Freeing time

U.S. President Dwight D Eisenhower gave a speech at the Second Assembly of the World Council of Churches in 1954, which later came to be known as the “Eisenhower Principle. To understand this principle it is essential that you first take a deep look at what is really urgent and important, and prioritize your schedule accordingly.

  • Important leads to achievement of a set goal, whether it be personal or professional.
  • Urgent require immediate action and benefit someone else’s goal.

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Poetry in Motion by Lorraine Candy

Going over poetry study notes in class just before my final high school exam, I found myself learning in parrot fashion, the answers to probable questions. Poetry in Motion by Lorraine Candy.

Poetry in Motion by Lorraine Candy

It suddenly occurred to me that the text-book answers were just a guideline, a small group of people’s interpretation of what must be. 

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I re-read the poem again, this time reading it from my perspective and found a different interpretation. With my new-found clarity, I challenged my English Teacher and told him I disagreed with the text-book and that there is no right or wrong interpretation of the poem. He argued with me of course but I remained adamant that everyone who reads a poem will interpret it differently.

I wasn’t overly surprised when I received my exam results and found that I had failed because I did not adhere to “the rules”. Twenty six years later my opinion hasn’t changed at all and I still remember well, my teacher’s parting words, “Never stop arguing – one day you might be right”. Continue reading Poetry in Motion by Lorraine Candy