Are you ready to be an award-winning author or writer?

Submit to our contest and you may hear your name called at our Awards Program Saturday night.

Please note that if an entry has been entered into the North Georgia CWC contest and won first place, it may not be entered again

Here are the categories and submission instructions for your UNPUBLISHED and UNCONTRACTED works:


                                         Category                                                        Guidelines
Articles for Children (author, specifify age group your work is for)

Submit a nonfiction article of no more than 1,000 words.

Children's Picture* (ages birth – 6 yrs) Submit the entire work, *without graphics.
Children's Early Reader (ages 6 – 8)

Submit a one paragraph summary, plus first 500 words,

Devotions (author specify age group your work is for)

Submit the Bible verse and short prayer/inspirational saying,

PLUS up to three devotionals that are up to 300 words each.

Middle Grade Books (ages 8 – 12)

Fiction or Nonfiction: Submit a one paragraph description, plus first 1,000 words.

Middle Grade Nonfiction Books (see above)

Submit a one paragraph description of work, plus first 1,500 words.

YA Fiction (ages 13 +)

Submit a one paragraph description, plus first 1,500 words

YA Nonfiction (ages 13 +)

Submit a one paragaraph description, plus first 1,500 words


Submission Requirements

Must be received as a Word attachment no later than March1, 2020 at: [email protected] with CONTEST ENTRY/GENRE HERE in the subject line.

Each UNPUBLISHED, UNCONTRACTED submission must include a cover sheet with: Your name, email address, title of your work, and category entered.

Each page after should not include your name or any tell-tale evidence of the author.

Each submission should be double-spaced, Times New Roman (black), font size 12, with 1" margins.

Multiple submissions accepted, but not within the same category.

Entry fee is $25.00 per submission.

Mail a check made payable to Word Weavers International, c/o Taryn Souders, 32939 Wolfs Trail, Sorrento, FL 32776

You must be registered for the conference to enter.


The judges reserve the right to switch the category for an entry, to cancel a category if the number of entries is insufficient

or to decide not to have a winner if the level of the best entries is not up to publishing industry standards.