Thursday, May 24, 2012

Real Simple Essay Contest

Ryan Mesina
Are you entering Real Simple's fifth annual Life Lessons writing contest?  I'm thinking about entering, and I even have an idea of what I'll write about.  Here's the writing prompt if you're interested, too:

If you could change one decision that you made in the past, what would it be? No, you can't go back in time, but here's the next best thing. Think of a decision that you regret—anything from a ridiculous choice of prom date to a serious lapse in judgment—and tell us what the mistake taught you about yourself.

Go here to read all about it.


  1. I've come back to this post a dozen times. I think it has my name written on it.

  2. It does have your name on it. Please enter.

  3. I have thought about entering this essay contest too. I've read the other winning entries; they are poignant without being maudlin.

    1. I agree! I can tell from your comment that you are a good writer. I hope you're entering:)