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Writing News, Issue #008 -- Be a Better Writer
March 16, 2011

March 2011 Writing News and Contests

Dear Writers,

Getting 2 Know U is a new feature at, the sister site to

Every week a featured author answers 2 questions for BookClubBuddy. Find the entire list HERE

While you're there, register for a chance to win 2 signed books by a featured author. Each week BookClubBuddy gives away 2 books, randomly choosing a recipient from the list of registered users. is the place to find book information, author interviews, author videos, and more.

What Are You Reading? $50 Contest

Deadline: April 30th

Do you want to discuss with others a book you recently enjoyed, and possibly get paid for your comments? Do so in the FORUM Post a Topic and write about a book you've recently enjoyed. Encourage others to respond with their thoughts.

On May 1st, I will randomly select a winner from all comments posted in the forum (What Should I Read?) between March 15th and April 30th. I reserve the right to delete posts that are offensive or posted for the purpose of blatant advertising. Have fun! I'm eager to see which books you're enjoying.

General Writing Contests Find or post WRITING CONTESTS. Many of the current prizes are $1000 or more.

Contest of Interest to Copy Writers

Prize: 100

Deadline: April 30th

Imagine a new drink for independent, high income, style-conscious readers. Name it and write copy suitable for a glossy print magazine.

Full details HERE.

Keep writing, and have a great week!

--Pearl Luke

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