Winter 2014 INSPIRATION Travel Writing Contest
$1,750usd in CASH PRIZES,
Dates: January 2, 2014 - February 14, 2014 at midnight PST. We are looking for an article about a place that inspires you to spend your time with no regrets. In Arnold Bennett's book, How to Live on 24 Hours a Day, he writes about how time is the ideal democracy. "No one can take [time] from you. It is unstealable. And no one receives either more or less than you receive." Every morning we have a new day, as he says, "The supply of time is truly a daily miracle." Where and how do you wish to spend your time? THEME: Inspiration: A place that inspires you to spend your time wisely with no regrets. PRIZES:
- 1st Prize - $1,000 usd cash
- 2nd Prize - $500 usd cash
- 3rd Prize - $250 usd cash
Winners will be selected by our judges, Richard Bangs, Amy Friedman and the We Said Go Travel Team. Cash prizes will be paid through PayPal in United States Dollars. All winning entries will be promoted on We Said Go Travel.
RULES: Publication is dependent on proper use of English language and grammar, appropriateness of theme topic, and being family friendly (G rated). If your post is written in a language other than English, please also send an English translation. Travelers of all ages and from all countries are encouraged to participate. Each individual may send up to 5 entries that are 500-800 words with 1 photo. Your article must be an original and previously unpublished piece. All posts, which meet the requirements, will appear on WeSaidGoTravel.com.
DEADLINE: Enter by midnight PST on February 14, 2014.
TO ENTER: Click here!
JUDGING: Richard Bangs, Amy Friedman and the We Said Go Travel Team
Richard Bangs, the father of modern adventure travel, is a pioneer in travel that makes a difference, travel with a purpose. He has spent 30 years as an explorer and communicator, and along the way led first descents of 35 rivers around the globe, he is currently producing and hosting the new PBS series, Richard Bangs: Adventure Without End
Amy Friedman, an award-winning author, has published three memoirs, several children's books and audiobooks, and thousands of essays, stories, and articles. She works as an editor and ghostwriter teaches memoir and personal essay in southern California. Amy's recent books: Desperado's Wife: A Memoir, and her co-authored memoir with Anne Willan, One Souffle at a Time. Thank you for your participation in creating a growing global community of engaged travelers and concerned citizens. Writers of all ages and from all countries are encouraged to enter and share stories from any part of our planet.