Google+ Reading Teen: 2012 It's All Write Short Story Writing Contest!

Thursday, February 16, 2012

2012 It's All Write Short Story Writing Contest!

Prizes will be awarded in two entry levels:
 Grades 6-8 and Grades 9-12
1st prize - $200; 2nd prize - $100; 3rd prize - $50
E-Submissions accepted: January 2 – March 1

Award Party: Sunday, April 22, 7:00 pm
At: Park View High School
400 W. Laurel Avenue Sterling, VA
(you do not have to be present to win!)

Entry Guidelines:
Please follow directions carefully

Incorrect submissions may be disqualified

 You must be in grades 6-12

 Submit only one contest entry

 Your entry must be received between January 2 and March 1, 2012

All entries must be submitted via email

Formatting Requirements:

  •  Microsoft Word-readable document  
  •  Length: no longer than 2500 words 
  •  Spacing: double 
  •  Margins: 1” 
  •  Font Style: arial  
  •  Font Size: 12 point  
  •  Font Color: black

Your entry must have:

1. Title page (first page) should include: Title of story/ Middle or High School entry/
 DO NOT include your name
For example: The End of the Road/High School Entry
2. A header on each page: School level/ story title/ page number 
 For example: HIGH The End of the Road 1
3. The last page of your entry should include contact information: Title of your story/ Middle or High School entry/ Your name/ Age/ Grade Level/ School name/ Home address/ Phone numbers/ Email address
4. Save your story as a Microsoft Word document named: Your school level in caps (MIDDLE/HIGH), followed by the story title. DO NOT include your name.
5. Submit your story as an attachment to,
subject line: 2012 It’s All Write
  Special thanks to the 2012 It’s All Write Short Story Contest sponsors:

James Horton for the Arts Trust Fund and H. W. Wilson Foundation



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    1. Excellent. ^^ The 'county library' talk made me wonder if it was just a district thing. XD Thanks for the clarification. :)

  2. ... One more question. XD

    Do you know what will happen to winners' works, if anything? Will we be able to submit the stories to other contests/magazines/etc. if we want? Just figured I'd check. :]

    1. I actually have no idea, let me email someone and ask. I'll get back to you.


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