Announcing… The First Annual Short Story Contest!

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Spread the word! The Write Nook is hosting it’s first annual short story contest!

Price: Free!
Ages 13+
All genres accepted!

Open: January 1, 2018 – March 1, 2018

Winner will receive: a TWN t-shirt, a free 5-page edit from all four of The Write Nook’s professional Editors, and a spotlight on our social media pages!

Submission Guidelines: 

  • Submit by March 1, 2018, 11:59pm MST
  • NO vulgarity, sex, or graphic violence
  • NO plagiarism
  • No more than 5,000 words
  • Writer must be over the age of 13
  • Submission must be a Word Document
  • Submission must be: Times New Roman, size 12 font
  • Submission must include: Full name, email address, parental consent (if participant is under the age of 15), and a two to three sentence blurb (explanation of the plot/description of the story)
  • Email to:

Short stories will be judged based on the efficiency and/or proficiency of the application and usage of the following criteria:

  • Creativity 
  • Clarity 
  • Originality

As well as the noteworthy, memorable, and superb construction of: 

  • Plot
  • Character
  • Setting
  • POV (point of view)
  • Narration

One last rule:


We look forward to reading your submissions!

With pen to paper,

The Write Nook-ers: Kim, Becca, Darcie, and Kayla

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