I wanted to bring this contest to your attention. I saw it in Cynthia Sterling's Newsletter.
New Author of Children's Books Contest
Simon & Schuster and Cheerios Cereal is sponsoring the 3rd annual New Author Contest for previously unpublished authors of children's books. Entries
are being accepted through July 15, 2009. The winner will be announced March 2010.
No entry fee.
Grand Prize: $5000
2 First Prizes: $1000 each
Submit: original story for children ages 3-8.
Contest Eligibility: any United States resident who is age 18 or older and who has
never received payment for a work of fiction in any format.
Complete Rules or enter online.
Someone has to win. It might be you. Go for it.