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Summer, 2009
24-Hour Short Story Contest
Winners!

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1st Place

Saving Grace
by Shakirah Bourne, Wotton Christ Church, Barbados

What Shakirah won:
$300 Cash Prize
Publication of winning story on the WritersWeekly.com website
1 - Freelance Income Kit Includes:
-- 1-year subscription to the Write Markets Report
-- How to Write, Publish and $ell Ebooks
-- How to Publish a Profitable Emag
-- How to Be a Syndicated Newspaper Columnist Special (includes the book; database of 6000+ newspapers; and database of 100+ syndicates)


2nd Place

Gone Fishink
by Gale Martin, Lititz, PA

What Gale won:
$250 Cash Prize
Publication of winning story on the WritersWeekly.com website
1 - Freelance Income Kit Includes:
-- 1-year subscription to the Write Markets Report
-- How to Write, Publish and $ell Ebooks
-- How to Publish a Profitable Emag
-- How to Be a Syndicated Newspaper Columnist Special (includes the book; database of 6000+ newspapers; and database of 100+ syndicates)


3rd Place

The Wrong Side of Heaven
by Jason Walter Vaile, Frisco, TX

What Jason won:
$200 Cash Prize
Publication of winning story on the WritersWeekly.com website
1 - Freelance Income Kit Includes:
-- 1-year subscription to the Write Markets Report
-- How to Write, Publish and $ell Ebooks
-- How to Publish a Profitable Emag
-- How to Be a Syndicated Newspaper Columnist Special (includes the book; database of 6000+ newspapers; and database of 100+ syndicates)


26 - Honorable Mentions (In no particular order):

Unfortunate Truths by Amy Stojsavljevic, Las Vegas, NV
A Color Most Fair by Carrie Ott, Meadville, PA
The Fork in the Road by Charrin Howard, Chesterfield, MI
Holes by Emily Benken, Villa Hills, KY
A Tent Revival by Dwayne Morris, Atlanta, GA
Process of Elimination by Day Williams, Carson City, NV
Empty Calories by Kristen Finn, Northville, MI
Circus of Values by Nina Packebush, Everett, WA
Maybe by Susan Hegarty, Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada
Lizard Queen's Layoff by Janet Slike, Dublin, OH
Luck and Fortune by Jane Vander Velde, Pasadena, CA
Acting by Jay Hammond, Gilbert, Ari
Red Velvet Intrigue, Jenn Mercer, Raleigh, NC
What a Wonderful Day? by Gerry Hegarty, Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada
"You ain't worth a darn!" by J Epperson, Billings, MT
Things Lost to Tomorrow by Jennifer D'Ambrosio, Staten Island, NY
Sweet Revenge by Joyce Handzo, Clifton, NJ
Freak Show by Marianne Dayton, Royal Oak, MI
Candy Land by Matthew Hurley, Arlington, MA
A Gift by Michelle Lewis, Burnaby, BC, Canada
Millie's Friend by Richard Bothel, Beaumont, TX
Hard Water by Sharon L. Dutton, Brier, WA
Roma Therapy by Stephen Signor, Windham, ME
Forsaken by Valerie Dufort-Roy, San Diego, CA
A Day Off by Connie Gray, Austin, TX
Ripples in a Clear Blue Lake by Greg Bell, Miamisburg, OH

Honorable mention winners receive a one-year subscription to The Write Markets Report and a single e-book of their choice from this prize page.

If you are an honorable mention winner, please email angela (at) writersweekly.com to let us know which ebook you would like to receive.


DOOR PRIZES!

5 - Freelance Income Kit

James Levi Anderson, Maryville, TN
Joe Martelle, Cardinal, ON, Canada
Julie Bogue, Etta, MS
Lisa Haselton, Nashua, NH
Carrie Leaver, Akron, OH

15 - TWMR

Kaley Connor, Blacksburg, VA
Connie Romer, Elyria, OH
Lenee Cobb, Sequim, WA
Kim Marie Jakway, Syracuse, NY
Cindy Bartolotta, Monongahela, PA
Cornelia Barr, Winston-Salem, NC
Laurie Darroch-Meekis, Oakley, CA
Jim Harrington, Huntersville, NC
Marilyn Capra, San Diego, CA
Noori Damavandi, Mission, Viejo, CA
Laura Kepner, Safety Harbor, FL
Renee Holland Davidson, Brea, CA
Robin Park, Mission Viejo, CA
Anne Wells, Houston, TX
Gina Alzate, Drexel Hill, PA

5 - Book Proposals That Worked: Real Book Proposals That Landed $10-$100K Publishing Contracts

Donna Hamstead, Charles Town, WV
Wendy Baeckeroot, Sterling Heights, MI
Cecelia W Switzer, Casselberry, FL
Joseph Courtney, Golden Valley, MN
Zulema Olazabal, Santa Fe, NM

7 - Query Letters That Worked


Brian Fisher, Joshua Tree, CA
Tricia Peak, Dover, Kent, UK
Rana Crowder, Page, AZ
Brenna Watry, Colorado Springs, CO
Carol Howe, Havertown, PA
Monica Bustamante Wagner, Casilla, La Serena, Chile
Jelisa Phillippi, Moorhead, MN

30 - GRAB BAG!

Ellen Leader, Country Club Hills, IL
Brock Sansome, Lethbridge AB, Canada
Marianne Royston, Virginia Beach, VA
Ray Nichol, Courtenay, BC, Canada
Carol Bryant, Forty Fort, PA
Patricia Dinsmore, Stoystown, PA
A. A. Day, Chilliwack, BC, Canada
Bonnie L. Phillips, Laredo, TX
Ellen Fink, Woodstock, GA
Cassandra Andre, San Jose, CA
Deborah Dionne, Framingham, MA
Shaheryar Khan, Caillouet, Orgeville, France
Michael James Cook, Airville, PA
Nancy Parsons, Odenton, MD
Sherry Wilson McEwen, Calgary, AB, Canada
Heidi Meek, Reno, NV
Dean Hammond, St. Thomas, ON, Canada
Mary Campbell Wild, Takoma Park, MD
Pamela Saraga, Oroville, CA
Karen Soltero, Valley Village, CA
Tammy Divens, Sharpsville, PA
Tara Leederman, Fullerton, CA
Jenny Litfin, Quinter, KS
Cheryl Jackson, Denver, CO
Jill Hart, Bellevue, NE
Lisa A. Wooley, Columbus, OH
Lucy Tamajon, Miami, FL
Cora L. Foerstner, Anaheim, CA
Bonnie Kenaz-Mara, Chicago, IL
Scott Boeneman, Lake Orion, MI

Winners of grab bag get a single ebook of their choice from our prize list HERE.

If you are a grab bag winner, please email us at angela@writersweekly.com to let us know which single ebook you would like to receive.

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