Valentine’s Day Prose and Poetry Contest

To kick off 2023, WCCW is hosting a Valentine’s Day Prose and Poetry Contest.  There will be one winner in each category. The deadline is January 31, 2023 — entries must be postmarked no later than this.

THE PROSE CONTEST:
A Valentine’s Day Murder Mystery, 2500 words max. Rhonda Roberts will serve as judge.

THE POETRY CONTEST:
The poetry style to use in this contest is a thirteen line acrostic: Valentine’s Day. One page max. Terry Engel will serve as judge. (Bonus points if the poet can work a murder mystery into the poem.)

The winner in each category will receive a $25 cash prize and a free WCCW 2023 conference registration.

If you’re new to this, take a look at the “formatting for contests” section of the Formatting Guidelines page.

Mail entries to:
WCCW c/o Kim Vernon
PO Box 444
Pangburn, AR 72121

Entries must be postmarked on or before January 31, 2023.

Please include $5 per entry.