The Ventura County Writers Club has opened their 4th Annual Memoir Contest for submissions to adults 18 and over. Submit your first-person account of a memorable event or experience, filtered through the mind and heart of the storyteller. A stand-alone section of a larger work or a vignette is acceptable. Entries must be original and previously unpublished and no more than 1250 words. Self-published and e-published works are prohibited. Enter as many memoirs as you like. First prize $150, second prize $75, third prize $30. For contest rules and submissions, go to: http://venturacountywriters.com/memoir-contest/. Contact Breeze contributing writer Sheli Ellsworth for more information 805.300.1365.