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Real Simple Life Lessons Essay Contest Since the yearthe magazine Real Simple has reached millions of readers, and for the past four years, the magazine has held an essay contest based on a theme. Or maybe you needed to sell your house or leave an apartment before you expected to.
Diane Penney, the Life Lessons contest winner, wrote of her chance encounter during her darkest moment. This contest begins at Whatever the reason, people who love to write are thrilled to win contests. If one unavoidable shift changed your world—for good and bad—in enduring ways, write it down and share it with Real Simple.
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While most of the other writing contests for the magazine are based on fiction, this is a contest that accepts essays. Do you know of a reputable writing contest?Real Simple. Sp S on S so S red S · March 14, · We're very pleased to announce the winner of our Life Lessons Essay Contest! Read Mara Eve Robbins' story about when she first understood the meaning of love.
Someone to Hold On To: An Essay on the Meaning of Love | Real Simple. Real Simple Magazine is accepting entries for its eighth annual Life Lessons Essay Contest. Real Simple wants to hear about a random choice that changed your life forever.
All entries will be judged by Real Simple editors, based on the following criteria: originality (25 percent), creativity (25 percent), use of language (25 percent), and appropriateness to contest theme (25 percent). Every year Real Simple magazine holds it’s annual essay contest on a theme where they award a cash prize.
This year first place is $3, This year first place is $3, Second place is $ and Third place is $ are also given. Enter Real Simple’s ninth annual Life Lessons Essay Contest and you could have your essay published in Real Simple and receive a prize of $3, Read last year’s winners: Diane Penney, the Life Lessons contest winner, wrote of her chance encounter during her darkest moment.
Jan 05, · Real Simple Life Lessons Essay Contest Since the yearthe magazine Real Simple has reached millions of readers, and for the past four years, the magazine has held an essay contest based on a theme.
Real Simple asked, What was the most important day of your life? And more than 5, of you answered. Deputy Editor Noelle Howey spoke to winner Aldra Robinson of Long Beach, California, about her moving and unforgettable essay, which can be found at the end of the interview.Download