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Writer’s Digest Awards

by on Nov.09, 2010, under Other

Bill Riddle
Odessa, FL  33556
United States

Dear Bill Riddle,

One of my most enjoyable tasks as editor of Writer’s Digest is passing along good news to writers. This is one of those fun occasions. It is my pleasure to tell you that your entry, Food For Thought, has been awarded 12th place in Memoirs/Personal Essay category of the 79th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing CompetitionIn addition, Christmas 2009, has been awarded 20th place in Memoirs/Personal Essay category, Sergeant Tavera, has been awarded 30th place in Memoirs/Personal Essay category and Hard Time, has been awarded 32nd place in Memoirs/Personal Essay category. You will receive your Certificates of Achievement which honor your accomplishments in the near future. Finishing among the top 100 entries is an accomplishment you can be proud of.  Your success in the face of such formidable competition speaks highly of your writing talent, and should be a source of great pride as you continue in your writing career.

All 1,001 winners will be listed at www.writersdigest.com after the December issue is published. The Grand Prize manuscript, the First Place manuscript in each category, and the names of the top 100 winners in each category will be printed in a special competition collection. If you would like to order copies of the Competition Collection, please use the order form which will be included in the envelope with your certificate. The Competition Collections are scheduled to begin mailing in December.

I congratulate you again on your accomplishment, and wish you the best of luck in your future writing.


Jessica Strawser, Editor

Writer’s Digest

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