Story Contest for Kids under 19 Years Old

Enter Totem Head’s Contest to get your story published on AdventureWrite.com/kids!
The contest in a nutshell:
What :  ”Totem Head’s 2011 Story Contest”

Who :  The contest is open to US residents under 19 years old.
Note to parents :  If your child cannot write yet, you may type their words for them.

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Categories :
1. Ages 9 and under
2. Ages 10-12
3. Ages 13-15
4. Ages 16-18
Deadline:   Dec. 31, 2011
Prizes :
One winner from each category will receive the following prizes.
1. Publication on AdventureWrite.com/kids
2. $50 cash
3. Certificate of Achievement

Judging :  Adventure Write will choose one winner from each category based on:
1. Suitability for the Adventure Write Kid’s website
2. Entertainment and Creativity
3. Spelling, grammar and punctuation

How to Enter :
1. Finish Totem Head’s Tutorial.
2. Write a story in 1500 words or less.  Make your story appropriate for kids.  The first sentence should start with “So there I was”.
3. Fill out a Contest Entry Form
4. Scan and email your Contest Entry Form
5. Type your story directly into the body of your email, or attach it to your email as a Microsoft Word or a .txt file.   (That’s a file created using the Notepad program.)
6. Email your submission to:   admin@adventurewrite.com
7. If you prefer, you may send your submission(s) through the mail to:

Adventure Write – Story Contest
P.O. Box 113074
Anchorage AK 99511-3074

Important Tips :
1. Save a stamp!  You may send multiple entries in one envelope.
2. Ask someone to proofread your story for spelling, grammar and punctuation.
3. Get feedback on your story from a friend, parent or teacher before penning your final draft.

Please note :  All submissions become the property of Adventure Write, and we cannot return them.

Winner Notification :  Adventure Write will notify winners via email and snail mail in Feb 2012.  We’ll post the winning stories on AdventureWrite.com/kids no later than 28 Feb 2012.

Visit this site to download the form and complete the tutorial, which shows easy steps to your story:
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2 Responses to “Story Contest for Kids under 19 Years Old”

  1. MacKenzie Allen Says:

    How do you get a contest entry form?

    • lizbooks Says:

      Hi MacKenzie – I think you should probably e-mail them to find out the details, as I just try and gather all of the contests I can find and post them here. I post the websites and if I can find them, the e-mails too so people can ask any other questions to the people in charge. Thanks so much for asking this good question and for your interest! Liz

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