Military Memories for Authors

. December 1, 2017.
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Do you have a military story? Military Memories is Category #1 in the 2017 Ageless Authors Writing Contest, now accepting submissions from writers age 65 and older at AgelessAuthors.com. Winners will be awarded a certificate and a cash prize: $50 for third prize, $75 for second and $100 for first.

Entrants are asked to pen a short story, essay or poem that relates a rich and interesting tale of the battlefield, back on the base or on the home front. Stories should encompass the full breadth of emotion and humanity surrounding the military, with emphasis on humor, compassion and emotion. Deadline for entries is December 15. Each submission requires a $20 fee.

For more information, contact Larry Upshaw, [email protected], phone 214-405-5093.

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