THE ALO WRITING CONTEST IS A ONE-OF-A-KIND COMPETITION DESIGNED TO FIND THE WORLD’S LITERARY TALENTS.
Sound like a dream to be published? Then get ready for your chance to break into the dynamic world of writing for magazines!
Some of today’s exciting storytelling happens in print. After all they don’t award Pulitzers to Internet writing. Print magazines have survived the challengers to the throne of the writer’s realm, where the most talented scribes rule issue after issue.
As we celebrate diversity and freedom in the United States, nothing more rewarding than engaging with the public and our youth to speak their heart and mind about the importance of dialogue, understanding and awareness of each other’s culture, character, habits and way of life. ALO magazine is inviting you to write an article in any subject of your choice that is related to human-interest stories, lifestyle, art and culture,
perseverance, business, beauty and fashion.
We want your opinion, thoughts, and experiences with the subject. There are no limitations to the article and it is an open platform of your views and thoughts.
- Newly graduate and undergraduate students are encouraged to write about human-interest stories, lifestyle, art and culture, perseverance, business, beauty and fashion.
- Articles are originated and written exclusively for publishing in ALO Magazine (print and online.)
- Articles are written and edited solely by the participant writers (Facts and datum must mention resources and origin.)
- Inclusion of images, videos, and visual aids is optional and will need to be submitted prior to end of the contest period.
- Articles must be between 500 to 800 words
For article samples download the digital issue of ALO Here.
The best 25 articles will be published in the ALO magazine blog. The articles will compete for the honor of being selected, as the top choice via Facebook likes. The article with the highest number of Facebook likes on ALO Blog (min. 250 likes) will receive a trip to Turkey RT airfare, plus a scholarship amount of $1000. Selected undergraduate winners are eligible for placement in the exclusive paid internship program. The best writers will become regular paid contributors for the magazine. Winners will be announced in December 2015.
May 1, 2014 – April 2015
Articles will be evaluated based on: subject innovation, essay style, grammar and spelling, authenticity of facts and citation, relevance to the subjects listed above, and effectiveness in presenting points of view.
This is your opportunity to learn about magazine writing from some of the Industry’s top scribes, while also developing your own storytelling abilities. With those skills in place, imagine the new opportunities you can create for yourself in the competitive world of writing.
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