Spring is finally here and it's time for the Spring Article Contest. More than 100 inspiring and informative articles were submitted for the Winter Contest, and we are hoping for an even bigger number for the the Spring Contest. Each of the authors of top four articles will win $150. The winning articles will be selected by allnurses members in a poll.
Articles must be submitted between April 1st and June 30th.
Many of you have mentioned in the Nurse Innovators Hub
that you would would like to be a writer and share your nursing knowledge and experiences, but you don't know where or how to start. allnurses is a great place to try out your creative writing skills. There are some of our expert writers in the Innovators Hub that will be glad to answer your questions and give you tips. Feel free to start a new thread in the Hub and ask your questions. This could be the start of a writing career for you.
Need a few helpful tips?
If you are wondering what to write about, browse through the articles on the Home Page. You will see a wide variety of topics covered. Articles can encompass daily work, past experiences, education, study tips, technology, etc. Nurses Day/Week is soon approaching. You can write about special moments in your career, that special patient, what it means to you to be a nurse, etc.
Some additional topic suggestions:
- Share an inspiring nursing story
- Share your most gut-wrenching moment with a patient (no real names please)
- What was your most chaotic day
- What was your biggest challenge in becoming a nurse?
- Nursing humor is always good
TIP #1: Articles written on a personal level that answer a frequently asked question are popular with our readers.
TIP #2: Articles that promote engagement and are personal (personal to you; personal to reader), usually have the most replies.
TIP #3: The more descriptive the article is the better the response from the community.
TIP #4: Articles written by members who provide helpful feedback on other topics/articles usually have the most replies and shares.
How to Submit an Article
- Must comply with our contest rules and Terms of Service.
- Must have a minimum of 600 words and be nursing-related..
- Must be submitted between April 1st - June 30th.
- No plagiarism
- Articles will be reviewed and approved by staff for consideration before displaying publicly.
- Must be unique; cannot be listed on other websites.
- You may submit multiple articles.
- You grant permission to allnurses.com rights to publish in social media, magazines, books, etc. You will be notified and credited if published.
Choose the forum, like General Nursing, where you want the article posted.
You then post it like you are starting a new thread/topic, except where it asks if you want to submit an article, select YES, I'M SUBMITTING AN ARTICLE in the dropdown menu
You will need to include a 50-85 word summary about your article in the SUMMARY BOX
Then enter your article in the CONTENT BOX
Once you click the SUBMIT button, your article will have to be approved and edited if necessary. Depending on the number of articles submitted ahead of you, your article may not be published for a few days.
4 winners - Total Cash Value of $600! $150 Each!
Get your creative mind going and start writing. The earlier you start and the more articles you write, the better your chances are to be one of the $150 prize winners.
The TOP 10 articles for the Winter Contest can be found at Winter 2016 Article Contest Top 10 - You Pick 4 Winners
Please read the articles and vote for 4.
May 4, '16
thanks for posting about the contest to win money. Exactly how do I enter my article? Thank you in advance and sorry but I am not very good with computers. I am trying however to the best of my ability. Maybe I will get it today sometime.
Last edit by albnurse4life on May 4, '16
: Reason: I want to enter contest