Weekly Prize Winners at LTC

Writing Challenges for LTC Insider Plus+ Members

LTC is no longer offering weekly writing challenges. If you wish to submit your work, please see the jaBlog! submission guidelines. We respond to all submissions.

2016

February 29:
Winner: Shelby Cleghorn
Prize: Polly Workbook 5: Get Published

February 22:
Winners: Everyone
Prize: See what quotes everyone provided in this post “Writing Quotes We Love

February 8th:
Winner: Aviva Katz
Prize: Polly Workbook 5: Get Published

February 1st:
Winners: Anya Ambarish & Tallis Baker

January 25th
Prize: Feedback & Polly Workbook #5
Winner of the challenge to write a challenge: Hiya Chowhury
Winner of the feedback feature: Anonymous

January 18th:
Prize: Publication in jaBlog!
Winner: Rida Rangoonwala

January 11th:
Prize: $5 coupon for the LTC store
Winner: Sanya Chawla

January 4th:
Prize: $10 coupon for the LTC store and publication in jaBlog!
Winner: Malena Bertrand

2015

Brooke Hemingwat LTC December HaikuDecember 14th:
Prize/Winner: No entries this week

December 7th:
Prize: Publication on the LTC site
Winner: Brooke Hemingway

November 30th:
Prize: Publication in jaBlog! in December
Winner: Em Richey

November 23rd:
Prize: Publication in jaBlog! in December
Winner: Anya Ambarish

November 16th:
Prize: Feedback Feature
Winner: Anonymous

October 31st:
Prize: $250 Canadian dollars for the Polly Prize for Creative Writing
Winner: Sierra Ret

October 19th:
Prize: Polly wallpaper of the winner’s choice
Winner: Izzy Heaton

October 12th: No one entered…I think everyone is working on their Polly Prize Essay.

October 5th:
Prize: Feedback Feature
Winner: Anonymous

September 28th:
Prize: Feedback and consideration for publication on jaBlog!
Winner: Sylvia Nica

September 21st:
Prize: Feedback and consideration for publication on jaBlog!
Winner: Victoria Feng

September 14th:
Prize: Feedback
Winner: Brooke Hemingway

September 7th:
Prize: Sharing of our tips in the most recent member email
Winner: Everyone

August 31st:
Prize: 30-minute private coaching session
Winner: Michaela Ret

August 17th:
Prize: Free manuscript consultation on a poem up to 30 lines
Winner: Anya Ambarish

August 3rd:
Prize: Consideration for publication in jaBlog! with feedback
Winner: Anya Ambarish

July 20th:
Prize: Polly wallpaper of your choice
Winners: Anya Ambarish, Hayley Clark and Sylvia Nica

July 6th:
Prize: $2 CAD coupon for the LTC store
Winner: Elsie YeaLim Jang

June 29th:
Prize: Consideration for publication on jaBlog! this summer
Winner: Cindy Green, Read Cindy’s journal entry

June 22nd:
Prize: 30-minute private coaching session with Laura
Winner: Rida Rangoonwala

June 15th:
Prize: Polly inspirational wallpaper of the winner’s choice
Winner: Aviva Katz

June 8th:
Prize: Coupon for the LTC store
Winner: Annabelle Fuller

June 1st (2-week challenge):
Prize: 30-minute private coaching session with Laura
Winner: Michaela Ret

May 18th:
Prize: 30-minute private coaching session with Laura
Winner: Anya Ambarish

May 11th:
Prize: Inspirational Wallpaper
Winner: Sylvia Nica

May 4th:
Prize: Feedback
Winners: Everyone who participated

April 27th:
Prize: $2 coupon to spend in the LTC store
Winners: Everyone who participated

April 13 & 20th (2-week short story challenge):
Prize: 30-minute private coaching session with Laura and publication in jaBlog! in the May issue
Winners: Rebekah Irwin, Sylvia Nica and Deepanita Misra. READ their stories

April 6th: 
Prize: Polly’s Writing Prompts
Winner: Annabelle Fuller

March 30th:
Prize: $2 coupon for the LTC store
Winners: Aviva and Ruthanna

March 16 & 23:
Prize: Publication in jaBlog! in April
Winners: Sierra Ret for her creative non-fiction piece and Cindy Green and Anya Ambarish for their poems.

For me, being an LTC member is like when I first tried on my first pair of prescription glasses. I thought I was doing just fine before, but when given the right help, I finally understood everything I was missing. – Cindy Green

March 9th:
Prize: Polly Workbook #4: Write a Novel
Winner: Sierra Ret

March 2nd:
Prize: 30-minute private coaching session with Laura
Winner: Tallis Baker

February 23rd:
Prize: 30-minute private coaching session with Laura
Winner: Sylvia Nica

February 16th:
Prize: Metaphors were published in the weekly members-only email
Winners: Aviva, Hannah, Rebekah, Cindy, Courtney, and Tiffany

February 9th:
Prize: Choice of inspirational wallpaper
Winner: Annabelle Fuller

Februray 2nd:
Prize: Essay feedback and publication on jaBlog!
Winner: Smriti Verma, READ Smriti’s personal essay

January 26th: No one entered this week!

January 19th:
Prize: Polly Wants to Be a Writer Wallpaper: “Let go.”
Winners: Aviva Katz, Salma Danuningrat, Marley Rocha, Rida Rangoonwala

January 12th:
Prize: Publication of your poem on this website
Winner: Quinne Kobayashi

Quinne Kobayashi Poem

2014

December 15th:
Prize: Publication on jaBlog! in December 2014 and a $5 CAD coupon for the LTC store which comes with having a post published on jaBlog!
Winners: Cindy Green and Hiya Chowdhury for their letters to Santa

November 24th:
Prize: Polly Workbook #4: Write a Novel
Winner: Sierra R. for her funny novel title The Day It Actually Didn’t Rain: Myths of British Columbia

November 17th:
Prize: Publication
Winner: We had no entries this week. Everyone is busy with NaNoWriMo. ;-)

November 10th:
Prize: Publication on jaBlog!
Winner: Sierra Ret
Read Sierra’s poem, The Plea of a Fallen Soldier

November 3rd:
Prize: $2 CAD each to spend in the LTC Store
Winners: Smriti Verma, Sierra Ret, Kinneret Katz, Megan Handley

October 27th:
Prize: $2 CAD to spend in the LTC store
Winner: Smriti Verma of India. Her answer to the question, “why do you write?” was, “I want my views to outlast me.”

October 20th:
Prize: Our newest inspirational wallpaper from Polly Wants to Be a Writer
Winner: Tiffany Smith

October 13th (Canadian Thanksgiving):
Prize: The opportunity to create the weekly writing challenge for November 3rd
Winner: Cindy Green, Canada
Cindy was the only member who entered this week’s challenge. We love her enthusiasm!

October 3rd:
Prize: Laura’s Top 10 Writing Tips
Winner: Cindy Green, Canada
Everyone who entered received feedback on the piece of writing they submitted. View Cindy’s winning entry on jaBlog! How to Format Dialogue

September 26th:
Prize: Insider Plus+ Membership
Winner: Raiha Rizvi

September 19th:
Prize: LTC Insider Plus+ Membership & Publication on jaBlog!
Winner: Sarah Ang
Read Poe-tree by Sarah

September 12th:
Prize: LTC Insider Plus+ Membership
Winner: Zuha Ajlan

“Miss Thomas, I wish to have an Insider+ Membership because LTC is my second school, my second home…truth be told I give LTC credit for helping me get an 80% in my Creative Writing exam at school.” – Zuha

September 5th: 
Prize: LTC Insider Plus+ Membership
Winner: Tiffany Smith

“Once again, thank you, Laura! I’m going to utilize being an LTC Insider+ Member and use the workbooks as much as I can.” – Tiffany

August 22nd:
Prize: Laura took time this morning to compile the complete list of what Insiders are currently reading and want to read. Enjoy 109+ Books to Read.

August 15th: 
Prize: $3 CAD to spend in the LTC Store
3 Winners: Annabelle Fuller (midnight), Neil Dionio (and), Taylor MacLeod (canoodle)

August 8th:
Prize: Laura’s Top 10 Writing Tips
Winner: Ryan Trombly, USA

August 1st:
Thank you to the 25 Insiders who voted on the topic for Polly Workbook #4. The winner was “Write a Novel,” which had 17 votes, versus 8 votes for “Get Published.”
Winners: 25 Insiders will receive a $1.00 coupon for the LTC Store.

July 25th:
Prize: $2 coupon for the LTC Store
Winners: 2 LTC Insiders won this week. Find out who won on jaBlog!

July 18th:
Prize: $2 coupon for the LTC Store
Winners: 6 LTC Insiders had their proofreading tips published in this jaBlog! article. Read their tips.

July 11th: 
Prize: $2 coupon for the LTC Store
Winners: 10 winners from around the world. Read their winning entries on jaBlog!

July 4th:
Prize: $2 coupon for the LTC Store
Winners: Mariel Ortega, Aishath, Akshta Khurana, Smriti Verma, Hiya Chowdhury, and Amna Gillani for knowing that Jillian Hermoso is our most recent LTC Team Member.

June 27th:
Prize: Polly Workbook #1: Write a Short Story
Winner: Cassie Vanspronssen for guessing there would be 1057 entries in this year’s short story contest. There were actually 1053.

June 20th: 
Prize: $2 CAD coupon for the LTC store and their teacher strike placard slogans published here.
Winners:
“If you can read this, thank me!” by Caitlin Neaves
“Teachers make a difference…what about you?” by Sadaf Tausif

June 13:
Prize: Winner gets to choose the colour of the background for Polly Wants to Be a Writer Workbook #3: Write a Poem
Winner: Hannah Nie (she chose pale green)

June 6th:
Prize: Publication in the article, “How to Write a Professional Email” on jaBlog!
Winner: Kaia Willis

May 30th:
Prizes: $3 CAD coupon for the LTC Store
Winners: Everyone who entered! That’s 45 winners this week! I will be sending everyone the coupon code today (Friday). You can find the link to the store on the top menu bar, or click here.

May 23rd:
Prize: Special edition bookmark with $5 coupon for LTC store.
Winner: Kinneret K.

May 16th: No giveaway as Laura was in the UK for the Junior Authors Writers Conference.

May 9th:
Prizes: The winners’ choice of Polly workbook
Winners: Bethany W. and Hannah B.

May 2nd:
Prize: A “unique” signed paperback copy of Polly Wants to Be a Writer
Winner: Sophia K.

April 25th:
The challenge was to write an original, fresh simile.
Prizes: One Polly workbook. One inspirational desktop wallpaper.
Our 2 Winners: Veronica (workbook) and Alixa (wallpaper).

April 18th
The challenge was to come up with a fictional “real” name for the Easter bunny.
Prize: Choice of Polly Workbook
Our 4 Winners:
Jennifer for St. Easter Hopsalot
Veronica for Hoppin’ Hood
Isabelle for Fredrego Von Thumper
Saraid for Puddles Cottontail

April 11th
We had a six-word story contest. 
Prize: Special Edition Polly bookmark & coupon for the LTC Store
One winner was chosen from each of the six continents.
Asia: Niranjana of India for “Terminally ill. She knew, he didn’t.”
Africa: Darl of Nigeria for “Samuel ran, tripped once, and stopped.”
Europe: Ethan of Scotland for “I fled from the hideous gargoyle.”
North America: Jewel of the U.S. for “No one came to the funeral.”
South America: no entries
Australia: Reena of Australia for “I once struggled writing short stories.”

April 4th
Prize: Polly Wants to Be a Writer Workbook #2: Write an Essay
Winners: Clare, Katy and Fariha

March 28
Prize: Special Edition Polly bookmark & coupon for the LTC Store
Winners: Ruthanna, Joanna and Janushka

March 21
Prize: $5 Amazon.com gift card
Winner: Solaine

March 14
Prize: Feedback on a Short Story <3,500 words value $40 CAD
Winner: Rosemary

March 7
1st Prize: Kindle edition of Polly Wants to Be a Writer
2nd Prize: Polly Wants to Be a Writer Workbook #1: Write a Short Story
Winners: Ryan and Sylvia

February 28
Prize: Kindle edition of Polly Wants to Be a Writer
Winner: Nadia

February 21
1st Prize: Kindle edition of Polly Wants to Be a Writer
2nd & 3rd Prize: Polly Inspirational Wallpaper
Winners: Kasturi, Ashna and Raiha

February 14 – Valentine’s Giveaway
Prize: Polly Wants to Be a Writer Workbook #1: Write a Short Story
Winners: Ashley, Christina, Tista, and Raiha
Read the winning entries on jaBlog!

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44 comments on “Weekly Prize Winners at LTC

  1. Deepannita

    Hi Laura

    I participated in the April 27th weekly challenge. How or where can I see the coupon code for the $2 prize that all participants have received?

    Thanks

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