For this contest, the challenge is to write a short story from one of the seven Story Starters found on their web page (use the link below).
Who can enter:
Kids ages 8-12 in the US or Canada
1st Prize $25 gift certificate to Barnes & Noble
2nd Prize $15 gift certificate to Barnes & Noble
3rd Prize $10 gift certificate to Barnes & Noble
All winning stories will be published on the Spilling Ink Creativity Blog
Deadline: January 21, 2013
Here’s what you do:
- Choose one of the seven Story Starters below (just one, please)
- Make sure you use all three elements (the place, the quote, and the object) in your story.
- Your story can be written in any genre you like—fantasy, realistic fiction, science fiction, etc.
- Send us your best short story of any length up to 1,000 words (you don’t have to aim for 1,000 words. Your story can be much shorter).
How to Enter Paste your story into the Message section of the Contact page e-mail. Remember to include your name, age, and story title. Also, write "Story Contest" in the Subject line.
Here's the Contact page link: http://www.spillinginkthebook.com/contact/
Good Luck! Let me know how I can helpy