New Year’s Writing Competition

To get the New Year started off with a bang, Complete Writing Solutions is sponsoring our first-ever New Year’s Writing Competition. There will be three prizes offered to contestants.

  • First Prize: $30.00 and a guest-blog spot featuring your post.
  • Second Prize: $15.00 and a guest-blog spot featuring your post.
  • Third Prize: A guest-blog spot featuring your post.

The winners will be announced at 8 a.m. GMT on January 11th, 2010, along with a schedule of when you can see their posts appearing on our site during the month of January.

Here’s how it works. From 00:01 GMT January 1st, 2010 until midnight of January 8th, 2010 submissions will be open. You can send your posts to The e-mail account will be closed after the contest ends, so if you want a shot at claiming first place, you need to get your submission in ASAP.

Posts need to be between 700 and 1,000 words.

You must have a PayPal account. Prize money will only be awarded through PayPal.

The theme of this contest is Global Awareness, or “how to remain globally relevant as a freelance writer, and what are some proven methods of success that can help you achieve your goals in 2010.”

The competition is open to writers from any corner of the globe, as long as submissions are made in US English.

Submissions must be made in the body of the e-mail. Anything with an attachment will be deleted without being read.

Please include a brief cover letter with your submission, including a working e-mail address.

Contest winners will be contacted via their e-mail addresses.

Updates on the contest will be made on our Facebook and Twitter pages, so stay tuned for more information.

I will be judging the submissions based upon not only originality, but also upon hard evidence. Those of you who have done research in the field and know your facts and figures, this is your chance to shine! As many of you know, I’m a firm believer in hard numbers and math to back up the facts, so bring it on! As far as originality goes, I’m looking for writers who have a fresh take on the industry, people who are making a living as freelance writers, who have the experience and the knowledge to back up their posts. If you are someone who knows how the world works, and are making a healthy living as a freelance writer, this is your opportunity to share some of your knowledge on how to make it work.

We look forward to reading your submissions and publishing some fresh and innovating new ways to remain relevant on a global basis as a freelance writer. Good luck!

(all times are in GMT)

T.W. Anderson is the founder of Complete Writing Solutions, and is a freelance writer specializing in travel writing, website content, interior design and home improvement, green-related topics, as well as anything else potential clients need him to be.

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