"A book, too, can be a star, 'explosive material, capable of stirring up fresh life endlessly.'" Madeleine L'Engle quoting British Astronomer Sir Fred Hoyle
Just thought I'd pass along this information on how to find writing contests. This comes from Children's Writing Resource Center.
How to Find Writing Contests
Writing contests are great ways to gain some recognition and find out exactly how you stack up against other writers. There are many, many contests these days, ranging from big national events to tiny niche competitions.
Want to find out if there's a contest you're perfectly suited to win? Try these hand-picked links....
Have you entered any writing contests? Good experience or bad? Do you think entering contests is helpful to your writing career--and I use the term career loosely since I am not giving up my day job any time soon.