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Dream Quest One Contest


The Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest is open to anyone who loves arranging words into the beautiful art of poetry or writing a story that is worth telling everyone! And to all who have the ability to dream… Write a poem or short story for a chance to win cash prizes. All works must be original.


Write a poem, thirty lines or fewer on any subject, style, or form, typed or neatly hand printed.

And/or write a short story, five pages maximum length, on any subject or theme, creative writing fiction or non-fiction (including essay compositions, diary, journal entries and screenwriting). Also, must be typed or neatly hand printed.

Multiple poetry and short story entries are accepted.

Postmark deadline: July 31, 2011

All contest winners will be announced on August 31, 2011


Writing Contest First Prize is $500. Second Prize: $250. Third Prize: $100.

Poetry Contest First Prize is $250. Second Prize: $125. Third Prize: $50.

Entry fees: $10 per short story. Poetry Contest: $5 per poem.

To send entries: Include title(s) with your story (ies) or poem(s), along with your name, address, phone#, email, brief biographical info. (Tell us a little about yourself), on the coversheet. Add a self-addressed stamped envelope for entry confirmation. Fees payable to: DREAMQUESTONE.COM

Mail to:

Dream Quest One

Poetry & Writing Contest

P.O. Box 3141

Chicago, IL 60654


Visit for further details, to print out an entry form or to enter online.



“Pledge® To Love Your Kitchen” – Ends – 12-10-2010

This contest is open to entrants who live in the US  and requires the following two steps to enter (participants that do not follow these steps exactly will be disqualified):

  • Upload up to two photographs (no larger than 1 MB per photo) of your kitchen, giving a visual representation of why it needs a little home improvement love. (Note: One entry per household)
  • Write a 75-word description of why your kitchen most deserves an upgrade from the “Pledge® To Love Your Kitchen” Contest.
    Your entries will be judged using a weighted system based on creativity and originality, overall appeal, adherence to assignment, and likeability. So get creative with your kitchen show and tell.


Enter to win $15,000 in gift card(s) to a major home improvement retailer to help update their kitchen along with a year’s supply of Pledge® to make it shine.

Sweepstakes/Contest Link Below:


Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older and are located in the United States at the time of entry.


Limit one (1) Entry per person, email address and/or household throughout the Contest Period.

About Pledge®:

This holiday season Pledge® is empowering moms to put a new twist on their family’s tried and true traditions. One easy way to do that is to make all areas of your home shine. That’s right – that trusted yellow can under your kitchen sink can be used to dust, shine and protect a variety of household surfaces:

  • Leather
  • Stainless Steel
  • Granite
  • Marble
  • Laminate
  • Wood

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