Why is this Earth Day different from all the other great celebrations of our sublime planet? It’s the day that you can win our new $500 Get Satisfied Award for the best idea to inspire “the satisfaction of enough for today” in the mainstream. That’s what is missing on the planet to keep it sublime so enter as many times as you like! Your idea can be just a few words or a few sentences or a few paragraphs and needs to be received by April 10, 2014. Send it in the body of an email with the subject line “inspire the mainstream” to firstname.lastname@example.org, no attachments please. Here’s the national panel of contest judges that has been convened from the 20 co-authors of Get Satisfied: How Twenty People Like You Found the Satisfaction of Enough:
Tamsen Butler, Nebraska –
Tamsen Butler is the award-winning author of The Complete Guide to Personal Finance: For Teenagers and College Students, as well as other book titles. More valuable information about her can be found on her website: www.TamsenButler.com.
Derek Hambrick, Georgia –
Derek Hambrick likes words. And readers seem to like his. Parallel with writing his current novel, Derek crafts thoughtful narratives, insightful articles, and snappy web copy. Visit www.DerekHambrick.com.
Katherine Hauswirth, Connecticut –
Katherine Hauswirth’s essays and poems have been published in a wide array of venues including The Christian Science Monitor, The Writer’s Handbook, The Writer’s Guide to Fiction, Women of Spirit, Lutheran Digest, Wilderness House Literary Review, My Lasting Legacy, Chronogram, Blueline, Bibliobuffet, and Seasons. Her book, Harriet’s Voice: A Writing Mother’s Journey, was an entry of note in the 2012 Anderbo Self-Published Awards.
Jon Myhre, California –
Since the beginning of his retirement Jon Myhre has been focused on writing, something he’s wanted to do for decades. So far he’s been published three times in the Christian Science Monitor, was the author of a weekly column for his hometown newspaper, has written numerous short stories and is a long-time member of what he considers the best writing workshop in Southern California.
Erik Richardson, Wisconsin –
Erik Richardson is the co-founder of Richardson Ideaworks, providing business planning, marketing and consulting for small businesses. Smart solutions, creative thinking and the ability to assess and transform words, images and ideas into “a-ha!” moments are the RI specialties at www.RichardsonIdeaworks.com.
Many thanks to these distinguished judges who will decide the winner of the $500 Get Satisfied Award! They will eyeball your idea based on its positioning for mainstream impact – how to help the wider public fall in love with Enough For Today and move beyond addictive consumerism. Enough is beautiful, not belt-tightening or boring like its past reputation. They might even choose some satisfying sizzle per the sexy innuendo of our Get Satisfied title. Questions? Call 1-877-Unstuff.
All submissions become the property of Postconsumers.com to use and promote on our website, with email, and in social media channels. The entry deadline on April 10 is midnight PST. Ideas cannot be plagiarized and need to be original to the author even if there are duplicates (sometimes great minds think alike). The winner will be featured in our blog and announced on our social media platforms so let’s help to inspire the world!