Someone just called this site to my attention. This kind lady keeps a chart of all sorts of contests that you can enter with your writing!
It can’t hurt to take a look. Most contests predicate your eligibility upon whether you’ve been paid for your work by a publication with a circulation of more than 5,000, or something like that, or whether you’ve been published in book-length fiction, or whatnot. You might be surprised at what you’re eligible to enter.
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On Facebook, one of my high school classmates posted a copy of our old senior class group photo. This wouldn’t be so surprising had the Plano Senior High Class of 1977 not numbered around 1500. The photo is about a yard long! But it got posted as a number of scans.
I was surprised at how many people’s faces were familiar, but I couldn’t put a last name–or sometimes even a first name–to them. I did tag my close friends who weren’t already tagged, my old boyfriends, my Secret Mad Crush (not very secret, actually–he knew perfectly well, and used to torment me by coming up behind me at the locker to hug me or send me a “secret smile” or shoot me the OK sign, just because he did enjoy getting the moony smile back!), and so forth. We were pretty cool-looking. No, REALLY.
Someone in the third row was caught blowing a bubble. She did that on purpose! I hope.