Spooky Sagas
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Entries to reach us by: November 01, 2019

Creative Writing Contest
For Elementary Schools

Find out what lurks in your students’ amazing imaginations with Spooky Sagas! Challenge your students to write a mini saga, a story in just 100 words.

Can your students use their writing powers to create a spine-tingling tale that uses atmosphere and suspense? From things that go bump in the night to Halloween pranks, your students will love taking part in Spooky Sagas.

Trust us, it’s going to be a scream!


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Rules

  • Only one entry per student

  • Mini sagas can be written or typed

  • 100-word limit (not including the title)

  • Ensure that all students include their name, last name and age on the entry form

Entries to reach us by: November 01, 2019

Prizes

Prizes For Schools

1st Prize:
The Young Writers’
Award of Excellence

PLUS a free copy of the book your students feature in for every participating school!

Prizes For Students

1st Prize:
An iPad and a trophy

Runner-up:
$50 Amazon Gift Card

Plus there’s a bookmark for every entrant and students chosen for publication will receive a certificate!

Award of Excellence Prize Apple iPad

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The Young Writer's Award of Excellence
Spooky Sagas Bookmark

How To Enter

  • If you are in need of more entry forms, please go to Downloads

  • Send your entries, along with your school entry form, to:
    Young Writers
    Spooky Sagas
    77 Walnut Street
    Unit 11
    Peabody, MA 01960

  • Alternatively, you can upload work to Online Entries

Entries to reach us by: November 01, 2019

Downloads

To download the contest pack, including Teacher Information Cards and Student Entry Forms and more… please fill in the form below.

 
 

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Submit Entries

Ask each student to write their mini saga. Type or scan their work, then do one of the following:

Or mail them to:

Young Writers
Spooky Sagas
77 Walnut Street
Unit 11
Peabody, MA 01960

Entries to reach us by: November 01, 2019