Notes from JWR:

And the winner is… We’ve completed the judging for Round 26 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. I must mention that the judging was very difficult, since there were 35 great articles submitted!

First Prize goes to Lin for her article: Feeding Your Family Well During Hard — and Harder — Times, that was posted on December 9th. She will receive all the of the following: A.) A course certificate from onPoint Tactical. This certificate will be for the prize winner’s choice of three-day civilian courses. (Excluding those restricted for military or government teams.) Three day onPoint courses normally cost between $500 and $600, and B.) Two cases of Mountain House freeze dried assorted entrees, in #10 cans, courtesy of Ready Made Resources. (A $392 value.) C.) A HAZARiD Decontamination Kit from (A $350 value.), and D.) A 500 round case of Fiocchi 9mm Luger, 124gr. Hornady XTP/HP ammo, courtesy of Sunflower Ammo. This is a $249 value.

Second Prize goes to JIR, for his article COA Analysis of Common Survival Strategies, that was posted on January 13th, He will receive a “grab bag” of preparedness gear and books from Jim’s Amazing Secret Bunker of Redundant Redundancy (JASBORR) with a retail value of at least $350.

Third Prize goes to Bob in South Africa, for his article: Six Survival Necessities That Don’t Fit in Your Kit, that was posted on January 9th. He will receive a copy of my “Rawles Gets You Ready” preparedness course, from Arbogast Publishing.

There were also a lot of great “runner up” articles. I’m sending teh following six writers some free books. They are:

They will each receive autographed copies of both my novel “Patriots: A Novel of Survival in the Coming Collapse” and my latest non-fiction book “How to Survive the End of the World as We Know It”.

Note to the prize winners: Please e-mail me, to let me know your mailing addresses. Thanks, and congratulations!

Round 27 (that begins today) will end on March 31st, so get busy writing and e-mail us your entry. Remember that articles that relate practical “how to” skills for survival have an advantage in the judging.