Creative writing in Manitoba.

Write On The Lake

A Contest of the Lake Winnipeg Writers’ Group

This creative writing contest is open to everyone. All entrants receive a one-year LWWG Electronic Membership.

Three Adult Categories:

  • Poetry — maximum three pages or 1500 words
  • Fiction — maximum 2500 words
  • Non-fiction— maximum 2500 words

Three Youth Categories:

  • Poetry —maximum three pages or 1500 words
  • Fiction — maximum 2500 words
  • Non-fiction— maximum 2500 words

Photo Contest:

Open to adults and youth alike. Colour file of a minimum of 600 dpi (dots per inch) or 1 Mb (megabyte). Send entries on a CD or USB drive along with an entry form.

For each category:

Prizes Adult (18+) Youth (under 17)
First $100 $75
Second $75 $50

Photography:

  • First Prize: Your photo will feature on the front cover of our next Voices.
  • Second Prize: Your photo will feature on the back cover of our next Voices.
  • Limit of two entries per participant.

All winners in all categories will be awarded a certificate.

Entry fee:

  • Adults: $10 for first entry, $5 for a second entry (limit of two entries per category).
  • Youth: $5 per entry (limit of two entries per category)

Mail entries to:

Contest Coordinator
Lake Winnipeg Writers’ Group
Box 1447
Gimli, MB R0C 1B0

Postmark deadline: 13 February 2015

Please follow the rules outlined on the entry form. If you have any questions, contact Pam Larner.

Contest information documents in PDF format:

 

UPCOMING MEETINGS:

Annual General Meeting

Date: Saturday, December 1
12:30 – 3:30pm
Location: Henderson Public Library
1050 Henderson Hwy.
Winnipeg, MB
R2K 2M5, Canada
Description: All members are welcome to attend, have snack and finger food for lunch before LWWG executive elections and business is addressed.

Members are asked to consider nominations for executive positions. Executive possessions needed:

  • Secretary
  • Co-editor x2
  • Technology and Communications Director