Spooky Sagas
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Our editors are currently reading all the mini sagas and contact schools with the results.

The prize winners will be announced at the end of April 2020

See what others think of Spooky Sagas…


  • 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



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

$50 Amazon Gift Card

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

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



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


Resources Downloads

Information Card
Pupil Worksheet/Entry Form
School Letter/Entry Form
Full Contest Pack
Online Lesson Plan
PDF Presentation
PowerPoint Presentation

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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