For Nassau County Middle and High School Students Grades 6 - 12
Annie & Paul Burns
The David Miller Family
Write a short story of 500 – 1,000 words that is an original, unpublished work on the theme
Submission Deadline - Wed., Dec 19, 2018, no later than 5 p.m.
Send your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org
First Place - $250 Cash Prize
Second Place - $100 Cash Prize
Creativity & Writing Style Awards
$50 Cash Prizes
Special prizes for winners from
Boys & Girls Clubs of Nassau County!
Have an opportunity to be published!
Meet a New York Times bestselling author!
Questions? Send an email to email@example.com
Contest judges will read each story and will consider the following elements, along with your creativity and writing style:
Consider having a coach or mentor read your story and provide feedback. This can be a family member, teacher, media specialist or friend. Make sure you allow enough time for feedback. Then, incorporate the feedback before submitting your final work. Remember, it’s important not to view their comments as criticism, but as advice to strengthen your story. And don’t forget to have fun!!!
Need more information? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
We will respond as quickly as possible. Thank you!