Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Writing Contest-homeschoolers are welcome-middle and high school


ST. JOSEPH WRITERS GUILD
presents
WRITING FOR FUN



The Fourth Annual Writing Contest

for Northwest Missouri/Northeast Kansas

Middle School and High School Students



Prizes awarded Saturday, March 17, 2012.



The Irish are said to be lucky.

In what way are you lucky?

Or how is your main character lucky?







     POETRY         SHORT STORY/ESSAY


Prizes include:

1stPrize                      $25.00 Cash

2nd Prize                      $20.00 Cash

3rdPrize                      $15.00 Cash

Plus Certificates of Participation and many more prizes.
One entry per student.
See Entry Guidelines for more details.

 http://StJosephWritersGuild.blogspot.com
All entries must be received by March 5, 2012.

 To be lucky, email your entry to:
StJosephWriters@gmail.com

 ENTRY GUIDELINES

Poetry
1.         The work must be your own.

2.         The subject matter must be appropriate.

3.         The poem must rhyme.

4.         The poem must have 24 lines or less.

5.         The poem must be typed or data formatted.

6.         The poem should be single spaced.

7.         The author’s name should not be under title of poem.

8.         Cover sheet information must include:

                       Name

                       Complete Address

                       Telephone Number with Area Code

                       Email Address

                       School

                       Grade in school

                       Category:  Poetry

                       Title of Poem

9.         Be sure to use grammar and spelling check before submitting.



Short Story and/or Essay



1.         The work must be your own.

2.         The subject matter must be appropriate.

3.         The short story or essay must be 500 to 1000 words.

4.         The work must be typed or data formatted.

5.         The work must be double spaced.

6.         Theauthor’s name should not be under the short story or essay title.          

7.        Cover sheet information must include:

                       Name

                       Complete Address

                       Telephone Number with Area Code

                       Email Address

                       School

                       Grade in school

                       Category:   Short Story or Essay

                       Title of Short Story or Essay

8.         Be sure to use grammar and spelling check before submitting.

2 comments:

syds1girl said...

April, I am excited to see and follow this blog! Thanks for checking mine out. Blessings!

April said...

welcome!