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Competitions for Writers

By: Nathaniel Patt

Entering into a competition is loved by everyone. It is even more exciting if poetry can be a part of such competitions wherein one can get chance of winning prizes as well. The competitions done for poetry with involves currency are known as poetry competitions for currency. A person can easily utilize its talent of writing poetry and there after create a special identity for himself. Writers are provided with so many awards when they win the competition. Some of the best international awards provided to them are Griffin poetry prize and Rhysling Award. The online web also provides opportunities for this. There are many numbers of websites which keeps on updating about the different types of poem contests about to be held. They also provide us with the latest happenings in the poets' world. You can find the entry forms for the same, which can be downloaded and duly submitted by one to enter himself into the event. There are different numbers of visitors who read the poems. It is through them that the winner is decided. In fact the poet can ask his friends to read his poetry but once the page is clicked it will be regarded as a monthly visit. A date of the month is decided when the winner is determined. It also depends on the number of poems the site wants one to enter into it. The award amount is decided by the amount of time the challenge is geared up for the entries, the currency got from sponsors and the promotions.

In the world poem writing there are many types of scams for poetry which are happening online. They have become very famous now days. The only thing what they do is kill the ambition of the poets. Firstly they will invite you to provide them with any of your poems wherein you can get the possibility of winning various prizes and all. It is when a person submits its poetry, whether good or bad you will get a message congratulating you for it. You could be selected as one of the finalist and then starts the problem. They will then invite you to invest currency on their sites so that you can buy a book in which your poem will be printed or u can have it printed on mug of coffee. They can also give you the chance of becoming the judge of the special poetry event. The only thing required by you is to pay the sum of money they want and get yourself registered. Such offers will firstly praise the talent which you have and help you realize it and thereafter take undue advantage and return nothing out of it. No one should ever go for such scams where they ask you to pay some amount of money. It is better that before a poet goes for the registration he should search for the same on Google or ask for the others outlook in different forums. Legit poetry contests for money can be found and many are out there on the internet.

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