AWAI Writing Challenge:
Thanksgiving 2010 … What Are You Especially Thankful for This Year?

As you sit down with your loved ones to celebrate Thanksgiving this year, what is one thing you’ll be especially thankful for?

Send your 1,000-word (or less) essay to me at AskKatie@awaionline.com with “Thanksgiving 2010” in the subject line.

One winner will be selected from all entries received. If it’s you, you’ll receive a $100 American Express gift card and have your essay published on the AWAI website. All entrants will be recognized and will be sent a special gift for participating.

Deadline: Dec. 12, 2010

Look for the winning entry in the Dec. 16th issue of Inside AWAI.

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Published: November 18, 2010

4 Responses to “AWAI Writing Challenge: Thanksgiving 2010 … What Are You Especially Thankful for This Year?”

  1. This looks like a perfect opportunity to tell a story!

    K BarbaraNovember 20, 2010 at 12:10 pm

  2. Dear Katie,

    Great idea.

    I have sent my submission by separate email for your kind review and consideration. Have a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving!

    Best, Thomas

    Guest (Thomas E Bonetti)November 21, 2010 at 12:33 pm

  3. Happy thanksgiving and God bless. Love Stella

    Guest (Stella)November 26, 2010 at 2:56 am

  4. Hi Katie,

    Can never appreciate too much. I too sent my submission via email, enjoy!

    Jerry BuresNovember 28, 2010 at 11:35 pm


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