This old-fashioned bakery/coffee shop, plus $15,000, is going to the best 250-word essay

The Plaid Zebra has already published a couple of well-received articles featuring business owners who, rather than selling their businesses through the more traditional route, have chosen to invite would-be new owners to pen an essay explaining why they might…

This innkeeper is offering her $900,000 lakeside inn to the writer of the best 200-word essay

BY: JESSICA BEUKER If you can write, then you can become the owner of a 210-year-old inn that sits peacefully in the lakes and mountain district of Western Maine. Normally this B&B, straight out of a Nicholas Spark‚Äôs novel, with…