Spring blossoms. You can smell it in the air. The sparrows and swallows are soon to return. The mountains fade from their long winter white into newly born greens; snow and ice melt begin a long quest to stream and river, and finally the sea. The clouds will burst with water and lightning, and seeds and flowers mimic the skies.
Once again, we are looking for spiritual, seasonal, personal, inspirational, uplifting, touching, motivational, or just plain heart-warming stories, poems, and essays up to 2,500 words that celebrate the Spring Season, including any upcoming holidays ...
* First Prize is a $35.00 (US) gift credit to our online store.
* Second Prize is a $25.00 (US) gift credit to our online store.
* Third Prize is a $15.00 (US) gift credit to our online store.
In no particular order, the following considerations are taken into account for all contest entries: writing and writing style, individuality, holiday and/ or winter themes, and spiritual/ inspirational/ motivational themes, and apropriateness for the whisperingtree.net website.
Please submit your work through our Online Form. We will publish all thematically appropriate submitted work to our Community Stories area on whisperingtree.net. We retain the right to reject any submitted work deemed not to be appropriate for whisperingtree.net; all judging is done by the whisperingtree.net staff, is anonymous, and all prize decisions are final
So that we have time to review all submissions and prepare for the next season, the contest ends June 15, 2010.