Monday, December 13, 2010
Curl Up with a notepad - link repaired!
Many of you are at work on your own fiction and some of you will have more time for story projects around the holidays, so take a look at the contest below and, if you've never visited, take a trot around my Writer's Corner page. You might start with my Writing Tips
and then check out the Q & A. Enjoy!
HIGHLIGHTS 2011 FICTION CONTEST
CATEGORY:Fiction involving an embarrassing moment
Three prizes of $1,000 or tuition for the Highlights Foundation Writers Workshop at Chautauqua.
All entries must be postmarked between January 1 and January 31, 2011.
No entry form or fee is required.
Entrants must be at least 16 years old at the time of submission.*
We welcome work from both published and unpublished authors. All submissions must be previously unpublished.
Stories may be any length up to 750 words. Stories for beginning readers should not exceed 475 words. Indicate the word count in the upper right-hand corner of the first page of your manuscript.
Include your name and the title of your story on your manuscript.
No crime, violence, or derogatory humor.
Entries not accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope will not be returned.
Manuscripts or envelopes should be clearly marked FICTION CONTEST. Those not marked in this way will be considered as regular submissions to Highlights.
SEND ENTRIES TO:
Highlights for Children
803 Church Street
Honesdale, PA 18431
The three winning entries will be announced on Highlights.com in June 2011. These stories will become the property of Highlights for Children and will be published by Highlights. All other submissions will be considered for purchase by Highlights.
* We're sorry that we cannot consider contest entries from children under the age of 16. Young writers are welcome to submit their work for consideration elsewhere in the magazine. Guidelines are available online Fiction Writing Contest
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Terri Farley @ 4:34 AM
This is awesome Mrs Farley!! Thanks for posting the info for the competition! You know what would have made the contest even funnier? If they were non-fiction writings about a personal embarasing moment. =) Well I better start get writing.
sounds fun! ... how many stories are we allowed to submit?? Oh and the link to that highlightskids.com site isn't working.