Monday, July 1, 2019

Writing Contest Scams

Writer Beware had a post recently about writing contest scams. Here are the red flags:

  • Solicitation
  • High entry fees
  • Dozens or scores of entry categories
  • Anonymous judging
  • Non-prize prizes
  • Opportunities to spend more money

There are so many opportunities for scammers to make money in the writing world. Please don’t fall for them. Don’t spend your hard earned money seeking prestige that isn’t really of any value whatsoever.

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