BWG Annual Contests

Young Writers Contest

 Do you love to write?

If you answered Yes! then this is the contest for you.

The Bayou Writers Group of Lake Charles is once again sponsoring its

2018 Young Writers Contest.

Why Participate?

Submission is Free! Who doesn’t like free? Cash Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places.

$100 Donation to the First Place Winner’s School Library First Place Winners also get free admission to the Bridge to Publication Conference in November.

How do you get in on this?

DOWNLOAD The Young Writers Contest Flyer below and follow the Instructions carefully!

Good Luck!

Members Only Contest

Open to all paid members of Bayou Writer's Group.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: Only email submissions will be accepted. Send to  

Mark: BWG MOC in your Subject line. 

 DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES TO BE RECEIVED IN THE CHAIRMAN’S INBOX – Midnight on July 31, 2018. Only emailed entries are accepted. 

AWARDS:  1 st place winners in each category will receive one year BWG Membership dues paid (Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2019). 

Certificates will be awarded for first through third places. 

Winners and awards will be presented at the Bridge to Publication Conference on Oct. 13, 2018. 

DOWNLOAD, read & follow the full Contest Rules/Guidelines below

Good Luck!

On the Wall - First Page Contest




Win Free 2019 Conference Registration!

PROJECT: Your best first page is posted at the conference where readers vote on his/her favorite.

PURPOSE: To market writers, to encourage writers to have his/her work read, and to inspire participation from attendees.


EMAIL SUBMISSIONS ONLY: Please email your entry using On the Wall in the subject line to

DEADLINE – Submissions must be received by October 1, 2018– NO entries will be accepted at the conference.

DOWNLOAD, read & follow the full guidelines (below) carefully.

Good Luck!

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