11th annual Imagination Begins with You…” HS Writing Contest
Welcome to the 11th annual “Imagination Begins with You…” high school writing contest.
Contest Description: Short story, less than 1,000 words.
Prizes: First place winner receives $300. Second place winner receives $100.
Publication: Winners and most finalist stories may be published in a short story collection (available in paperback and eBook).
Deadline: March 15, 2021
Submission: Use the contest entry form (preferred). You may also enter using eMail to firstname.lastname@example.org (no attachments please, include story in the text of the email) or mail to Brian Claspell – 7608 Trebbiano Dr – Kernersville, NC 27284. Include: Name, email address, high school and year in school, word count, and title of story.
Winners announced in May.
Criteria: Short stories will be judged on: (a) Creativity/Imagination 50%, (b) Plot 25%, (c) Grammar 25%.
Any genre (fiction/non-fiction) is acceptable.Thanks,
Please read the stories in One Spark from previous high school contest winners and finalist or check out my latest novel Convergence (Turns out that Jim Conrad may not be as fictional as the CIA thinks!).