Real Simple Magazine is accepting entries for its eighth annual Life Lessons Essay Contest. Real Simple wants to hear about a random choice that changed your life forever. All entries will be judged by Real Simple editors, based on the following criteria: originality (25 percent), creativity (25 percent), use of language (25 percent), and appropriateness to contest theme (25 percent). All submitted essays must be nonfiction.
Prizes: The first-place winner will receive $3,000. The second-place winner will receive $750. The third-place winner will receive $500.
Deadline: September 28, 2015.
Entry fee: Free
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