Teen Short Writing Contest

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ICPL's first ever Teen Short Writing Contest is underway! Young writers (Grades 7-12) are invited to write a 300 word short story answering ONE of the two prompts below:

Write about hope and what it means to you


Is technology good for teens?

Your story can be fiction or non-fiction but must not exceed 300 words.

There will be two age categories: 7-8 grade and 9-12 grade.

When: October 1st- November 2nd. 1st place in each category will receive a $30 gift card and 2nd place will receive a $15 gift card.

Submissions may appear both in the library and on the library website.

Winners and runner-up’s will be announced on November 7th

All stories must be original pieces of work and submitted as a Word document or as a PDF. Submit your work here.



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