From Colleen Sell's blog: The Wordsinger
The Cup of Comfort book series and REDBOOK Magazine have teamed up to sponsor the Your Love Story Contest. And since I'm the Cup of Comfort series editor, I'm one of the judges.
Here's how it will work: From a pool of 60-70 finalists selected by yours truly, REDBOOK's editors will select the $1,000 grand-prize winner and the three runners-up stories. The four "winning" stories will be published--along with 45-47 other stories (selected by yours truly)--in A Cup of Comfort for Couples. The book will be compiled and edited by, you guessed it, yours truly. The grand-prize-winning story will also be excerpted in REDBOOK. The finalists as well as the winners and all stories published in the book will be announced in the Cup of Comfort Blog (also, by the way, written by yours truly).
We're looking for real-life stories about romantic relationships that work and last. Stories must be true, original, postive, 1,000-2,000 words, and be submitted at www.cupofcomfort.com.
Submission deadline: April 20, 2010