Here's a contest announcement that might be of interest to you all.
Good luck if you enter.
FAMILY CIRCLE FICTION CONTESThttp://www.familycircle.com ---Contest begins March 1, 2007 and ends August 31, 2007. Submit an original, fiction short story of no more than 2,500 words,typed on 8 1/2 x 11 paper. Include your name, address, daytime telephone number and e-mail address (optional) on each page and send to: Family Circle Fiction Story Contest, c/o Family Circle Magazine, 375 Lexington Avenue, Ninth Floor, New York, NY 10017. Entries must be original, unpublished and may not have won any prize or award. LIMIT: Up to two entries from an individual will be accepted, but each entry must be a unique short story. Amateur writers who are legal residents of the 50 United States, and the District of Columbia, 21 years of age or older are eligible to enter. One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive a grand prize package including $750, a gift certificate to a mediabistro.com course of his or her choice retail value (“RV”) $610, a one year mediabistro.com AvantGuild membership RV $49 and possible publication in Family Circle magazine. Total RV of grand prize package is $1,409. Gift certificate subject to issuer restrictions. Two (2) runners-up will each receive a runners-up prize package including $250, a one year mediabistro.com AvantGuild membership RV $49, and stories may appear on familycircle.com. Total RV of runners-up prize package is $299. One (1) prize per household.