Sorry that we've been away from this website for so long. But here's a new writing contest to reward you all for your patience with us. We hope you have fun with it -- we can't wait to read your entries! Love, Anne and Ellen
MYSTERY DOOR STORY CONTEST
For ages 8 -12
Write a short story from the following prompt: Your family has moved into an old house. As you explore it, you find a door at the end of a hall that no one has entered in 100 years. You knock on the door. It slowly opens and...
Write a story about what happens next, or what you find on the other side of the door.
Rules: Your story can be any length, but no longer than 1,000 words. You must be 8-12 years old to enter and live in the US or Canada. Classrooms, homeschoolers, all are welcome. Anne Mazer and Ellen Potter will read and judge all entries. Prizes will include publication on the Spilling Ink Creativity blog for all winners and honorable mentions, and a package of signed books for the first prize winner.
Deadline: March 7, 2014
How to Enter: Paste your story into the email message section of the contact page. http://www.spillinginkthebook.com/contact/ Write "Story Contest" in the subject line. Remember to include your name, age, and story title, and a working email address.