My Mother, My Hero

My Mother, My Hero

Swift River 2017 Essay Contest

Why we do it

Take a moment to appreciate your mother

Accepted Formats

MS Word, Adobe PDF, Open Office, or Google Document


May 01, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.

Word Count

Word count is no more than 250 words

(The following words don’t count towards the 250 limit: a, an, the)


Entries should be in English and should be an original work.

Plagiarism of any sort will result in disqualification

Your Work

Take this opportunity as a chance to express what your mother means to you.

Contact us with any questions about the contest or want to know more about Swift River

If your entry wins any cash prize, you agree to give Swift River a nonexclusive, royalty-free license to publish your work on the Swift River website and in other publicity materials. We may also ask other non-winning entrants for permission to reprint their work, or an excerpt from it, in publicity materials created by Swift River. You may accept or decline this invitation as you choose. Your entry and biographical data will not be published without your consent, and you retain all other rights. You are free, for example, to publish your work in print or online elsewhere, and to enter it into other contests, whether or not you win a prize in this contest.

Your Mother, Your Hero

You can write about how your mother helped you in your recovery, or about her own recovery.
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