GuideGecko (which has nothing to do with car insurance) is sponsoring a 2010 writing contest that will send one winner to the Frankfurt Book Fair in Germany. They’re looking for submissions of 32-page (minimum) guides to travel and sightseeing, food and dining, nightlife and partying, and just about anything that’s travel, lifestyle, and entertainment related. Been to Mardi Gras and think you have the inside dope? It’s that kind of guide they’re looking for. There’s no entry fee, and there is an Internet voting component. Complete details can be found on the website. The contest is already under way, but the submission deadline is September 15, 2010. Quick turnover, too, as the winner will be announced October 1.