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Dear Reader Contest Grand Prize Winner

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I personally call the winners of the Write a Dear Reader Contest every year. After I say, “Hello, this is Suzanne Beecher. Your entry in this year’s Write a Dear Reader Contest was a winner. Congratulations!” most of time folks are tongue-tied, reprocessing what I just told them, but not Debbie Perloff, this year’s First Place Winner. “I hate to write,” were the first words out of Debbie’s mouth and she continued, “Even writing a postcard is a chore for me. I am so excited. When I finally decided to enter the contest, I sat down, started writing, and 45 minutes later I was finished. I was so inspired by your writing Suzanne, and also reading the entry of last…

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11th Annual Write a DearReader Contest

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Dear Reader, You don’t have to be a writer to enter this year’s Write a DearReader Contest, because it’s all about writing for fun. Write about the day you wore your t-shirt inside out until some kind soul pointed it out to you. Tell us about the stray cat or dog you found curled up on your front porch, and how it was love at first sight. Write about your favorite aunt, a bizarre and whimsical woman who vacuums her living room in the buff. Describe the overwhelming love in your heart when you held your first grandchild, or write about your fear of writing—but start writing about something—because it’s time to enter our eleventh annual Write a DearReader Contest. Have…

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10th Annual Write a DearReader Contest

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Dear Reader, You don’t have to be a writer to enter this year’s Write a DearReader Contest, because it’s all about writing for fun. Write about the day you wore your T-shirt inside out until some kind soul pointed it out to you. Tell us about the stray cat or dog you found curled up on your front porch and how it was love at first sight. Write about your favorite aunt, a bizarre and whimsical woman who vacuums her living room in the buff. Describe the overwhelming love in your heart when you held your first grandchild, or write about your fear of writing—but start writing about something—because it’s time to enter our tenth annual Write a DearReader Contest. Have fun!…

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