June 2022 Year of the Tiger Bamboo Shoots Writing Contest Winners : )

Aloha to all you authors out there in writing land.  I hope your July is off to a good start.  We have winners again, and you’ll each receive 10 Bamboo Bucks to spend in the BRP online store.  Make sure to email [email protected] You’ll receive a code that you can use when you check out…

May 2022 Year of the Tiger Bamboo Shoots Writing Contest Winners : )

Hola, writers, I hope all is well in these strange times.  Once again, winners will receive not 9, not 11, but 10 Bamboo Bucks to spend in the BRP online store.  Send an email to [email protected] so you can receive a code to enter when you check out of the store.  Easy, right? Here are…

June 2022 Year of the Tiger Bamboo Shoots Writing Contest Prompts

I want to say this again, friends.  Submissions to the monthly contest may be written in any language you choose.  I would make the recommendation that you also provide an English language translation so that your work can reach a wider audience, but that is completely up to you.  Feel free to submit a piece…

April 2022 Year of the Tiger Bamboo Shoots Writing Contest Winners : )

Hey, Happy May!  Darrell and Eric said No to my idea about giving away cars again.  They explained to me that because of the pandemic, there’s a car shortage, so if we gave away cars as prizes, we’d be putting too much pressure on the automobile industry to make more cars.  Makes sense.  So they…

May 2022 Year of the Tiger Bamboo Shoots Writing Contest

Happy May to all of you.  May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.  This reminds me of something that we don’t emphasize enough here in the Bamboo Shoots realm.  We welcome writing in any language.  If you choose to add an English translation as well, that will help you reach a wider audience…

April 2022 Year of the Tiger Bamboo Shoots Writing Contest Prompts

April’s for fools, some say it’s cruel, however you see it, here are the rules.  We’ll go for 100 words minimum again.  Again, prompts are only suggestions.  Please write whatever you’d like to write.  The main thing is to write.  Getting our writing exercise.  It’s good to do.  Deadlines are good for writers.  Good discipline….

March 2022 Year of the Tiger Bamboo Shoots Writing Contest Winners : )

Happy April to all of you, I hope you weren’t run over by any lions.  I know how painful that can be. Here are the March winners.  If you were trying to guess what the prize might be, hold your breath no longer.  You each have won . . . drum roll . . ….

March 2022 Year of the Tiger Bamboo Shoots Writing Contest Prompts : )

Happy Women’s History Month to all of you writers.  Okay, this month we’re going for 100 words minimum again.  No upper word limit again.  Remember, these prompts are suggestions only.  Feel free to ignore them and write whatever you want to write about. Women’s history Women Mothers Daughters Sisters Glass ceilings Pay equity Housewives Househusbands…

February 2022 Year of the Tiger Bamboo Shoots Writing Contest Winners : )

Ho!  Lotta good stuff this month, yeah?  The following hard-working writers win 10 Bamboo Bucks each.  Darrell and Eric just picked ‘um, so fresh.  You know what’s weird?  For each 10 Bamboo Buck prize, they have to pick 11 Bucks.  Why?  It’s because each Buck shrinks once it comes off the magic Buck tree.  That…

February 2022 Year of the Tiger Writing Contest

Aloha and welcome to the February Year of the Tiger Bamboo Shoots Writing Contest.  If you were looking for the February writing prompts, you have come to the right place.  This month is special.  In conjunction with Mahina ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi, Hawaiian Language Month, we are encouraging anyone interested in submitting contest pieces written in Hawaiian…

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