Contests are great practice and if you win, woopee! You might get a prize. Here are a few contests that caught my eye. They are all FREE! and they all have worthy PRIZES!
Highlights for Kids is holding a fiction contest. Write a story based on your family. Three $1000 prizes! Details here.
Literary agent Nathan Bransford is holding a contest inpsired by the THE SECRET YEAR by Jennifer Hubbard. Write a 500 word diary entry of a teen. Details and rules on Nathan’s blog.
Literary Agent Mary Kole is holding a contest for novel beginnings, up to 500 words. Details on Mary’s blog.