Idaho Creative Authors Network

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Writing Contests

Congratulations to the winners of our Spring 2016 writing contest!
Short Story Memoir - Elaine Oostra, Bible Study - Carol Kjar, Humor - Elaine Oostra, Short Story Non-fiction - CJ Crisman, Chort Story Fiction - Patricia Pintar, Poetry - Karen Wheeler, Short Story History - Nadine Givens.
ICAN Writers’ Contest
            Short Story- Fiction
            Short Story Non-fiction
            Short Story-Children’s      
            Short Story – Historical
            Short Story - Humor
            Short Story - Memoir
            Poetry - Children's
            Bible Study
            Song Lyrics
Date due - To Be Announced
Submissions may not be previously published in print and/or electronic form.
One entry only per category per person.
Take a write out of time! 
Word count/ Line count requirements:
* Name, title, and category in header
* All info must be completed to be eligible
* Times New Roman – 12 point or Courier 12 point
* .doc or .pdf format
*  Double spaced
* One inch margins
* Ragged right (no justified margins)
* Page numbers
* 1000-1200 maximum (entry may be incomplete)
* No profanity or graphic content will be accepted
Additional guidelines:
Entry will not be returned
Do not attach more than one entry at a time
You may submit more than one entry - $20 fee for each additional entry 
Send each separate entry to
Winners will receive an award, certificat, and a formal critique of submission
Need not be present to win
 Request a pdf copy of the contest guidelines at

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