The Fountain 100th Issue Essay Contest


Date posted: September 23, 2014

With its 100th issue, The Fountain invites you to join us in our celebration. Write in an essay a projection of yourself on your 100th birthday. What would you say to yourself at that age? What would your 100-year-old self tell you back? Would it be a conversation of praise and/or regret? Praise for achievements in your career, but regrets for a destroyed family? Warnings for the mistakes you did in your projected future or you will do in your past; pitfalls you happened to be dragged into, temptations you could not resist; or celebrations for the good character you were able to display and sustain a whole life, a precious life wasted or a life lived as it was meant to be.

What would your conversation be like with your 100-year-old-self?

  • Contest open to all writers worldwide
  • Essay word count must be between 1,500 and 2,500 words
  • Essay must be submitted through the essay contest page at www.fountainmagazine.com/essaycontest

 

Cash prizes:

  • 1st Place – $1,500
  • 2nd Place – $750
  • 3rd Place – $300
  • Two Honorable Mentions – $200 each

 

Essay submission deadline; October 30, 2014

For more information:  www.fountainmagazine.com/essaycontest

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Source: Fountain Magazine


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