will only consider original fiction written by teens.
Entries of all genres are accepted, whether fantasy, horror, historical, sci-fi, or romance.
Short stories should be between 500 and 2,500 words. write a fabulous, memorable nonfiction piece and you may be one of our two monthly winners.
Eligible sections include: Nonfiction, Focus/Special Issue, College Essays, Heroes, Pride & Prejudice, Health, Points of View, and Sports.
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Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.The three contests are as follows: To help you gain confidence in your writing skills, offers an entire course on essay writing.This engaging, self-paced course offers several short lessons on a variety of essay concepts, from pre-writing and outlining, to revising and proofreading.Writing for Peace promotes teen writers through the Young Writers Contest.Contestants are tasked with studying another country or culture and writing a fiction or non-fiction work or a poem from the point of view of a young person in that culture.Travel and lodging for the winning student and his or her parents to the John F.Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston to accept the award is also provided.Some high school contests accept entries in a variety of formats, including the standard fiction and non-fiction, but also things like screenwriting or visual art.Check out these contests with multiple categories: number of categories and styles, including cash prizes or scholarships for some distinguished award winners.Categories include science-fiction and fantasy writing, humor, critical essays, and dramatic scripts, among others.Scholastic partners with other organizations to provide prizes to winners, so what you can win depends on what you enter and what competition level you reach.