Writing Contest - One-of-a-Kindness

Writing prompt:

We are relaunching our site with a brand new contest, and have teamed up with the phenomenal Mary Latham to make it so, as her purpose in life is the same as ours: helping you share your stories. Mary is on a mission to collect stories of goodness and kindness, some by random acts, and some by intention, and so far she has vagabonded her way through half the States over the last 18 months in pursuit of that goal. And her act of kindness? Upon completion of her quest, she will donate her inspirational book where hope is often in short supply: hospital waiting rooms across the America. Wanna be part of that?

Write 750 words about an act of generosity, kindness, or self sacrifice that reinforced your faith that the world is populated by good people. 

Full details available here: https://awordwithyoupress.com/2018/08/04/one-of-a-kindness-our-new-contest/ or go to our carousel on the home page and click on "One-of-a-Kindness: Our new contest"

Contest Aperçu

How to Submit

Paypal to thorn@awordwithyoupress.com, and submit your stories to that address as well as a separate word attachment .  To be eligible for the prize, each author must leave comments on at least three stories. For some writers, the only recognition they may ever receive for their writing is on this site, and your comments may inspire them to continue with their passion.


The first ten people who submit a story will receive one of Mary's  "More Good" t-shirts from us.  The winner of the contest will receive a plaque, and AWwYP will donate $50 to the charitable cause of their choice.


  • Genre: Biography, Essay, Non-fiction, Short Story
  • Max number of words: 750
  • Accepted formats: .doc, .docx, .rtf, double-spaced
  • Deadline: Friday September 14, 2018, midnight
  • Entry Fee: 10.00

*Pay Entrance Fee

*Optional for previous contestants.

Publishing Rights

By submitting your work, you are giving AWwYP the right to publish your work on this site and one-time rights in hard copy, after which all rights revert back to the author.

We reserve the right not to publish anything that is sent to us.