National Novel Writing Month Teen Writing Contest

Calling all writers in grades 5-12! We’re celebrating National Novel Writing Month with a short story challenge. Head over to the teen area for fun prompts, and submit your story to the Teen Desk no later than Tuesday, November 26th.

Official Rules

  • Open to writers in grades 5-12.
  • Each story must be original and contain a minimum of 500 words.
  • Stories must be clearly titled at the top of the page.Do not put your name on the completed story.
  • An entry form must be attached to your submission.
  • Entries must be submitted by Tuesday, 11/26.

PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED TO THE TOP 3 STORIES!

Join us on Thursday, 12/5, at 4:30 pm  for our Writers’ Party! We’ll enjoy hot cocoa and a showcase of the winning stories. Gift cards and a trophy will be awarded! Please register for the party here.

Download and print the entry form and rules.