Places to submit

Real Simple wants to know your Eureka moment.

From Real Simple magazine, July 2014:   “Have you ever had a Eureka moment? Tell us about it.” “Think back on the instant when everything became clear. The split second when you realized that you had chosen the right career. Or the moment when you knew that your dearest friendship would last forever. Whether your epiphany changed your life or just made your day, write it down and share it with Real Simple.” Enter Real Simple’s seventh annual Life Lessons Essay contest and you could have your essay published in Real Simple and receive a prize of $3,000. Send your typed, double-spaced submission (1,500 words maximum, preferably in a Microsoft Word document) to Contest ends September 18, 2014. Click here for contest rules. If you wrote on Prompt # 40, Pivotal Events . . . you’re on your way to entering this contest!  

Just Write

“I just want to stay authentic and keep dreaming my dreams.” — Katy Perry

“A lot of times I write these songs because I need to reinspire myself,” Katy Perry, in the July14, 2014 issue of People magazine. “I need to find my voice again. I need to be heard.” How about you? Are you writing to be heard? Is anyone paying attention? We are. . . here at The Write Spot Blog. Choose a prompt and then write. Post your writing on The Write Spot Blog. Maybe the person who most needs to hear what you have to say will be reading. “I just want to stay authentic and keep dreaming my dreams.” — Katy Perry Me too, Katy, me too~! Let’s gather ’round the table, put pen to paper or fingers on keyboard and Just Write!