The following is from the Southern California Genealogical Society.
FAMILY HISTORY WRITING CONTEST
NOW is the time to write your family's history. Submissions are still being accepted for the 2015 GENEii Family History Writing Contest. Contest closes on . Complete contest rules can be found here and a brochure can be downloaded here. Cash prizes are awarded in two categories: articles (1000 to 2000 words: $200, $100, and $50) and Category 2 (under 1000 words: $100, $50, and $25).