Writing Festival Schedule
Enter by March 27
Thanks for your submissions! Participants will receive festival schedule and other info by Monday April 3, 2017.
All contestants will share excerpts of their writing submissions April 5, 2017.
An awards ceremony will follow in the LPAT.
Winners participate in a masters class with special guest author Jennifer Brown in the LMS Library!
Enter as many times as you wish!
|Screenplay**||Maximum of 10 double spaced pages.||A work (fiction or non-fiction) written in a fashion that can be performed; i.e., primarily comprising dialogue and some stage/screen direction and exposition.||Google or Word document|
|Poetry||One poem minimum of four lines||Poems can be read aloud or can be shown via multimedia with music and art.||Google/Word document, web based presentation tool link (permissions must be set to anyone with a link can view)|
|Song Lyrics**||Three verses||Recorded and produced into an MP3 file. May use prerecorded music with original lyrics.||MP3 file or web based link (i.e. YouTube)|
|Short Realistic Fiction||Maximum of 10 double spaced pages||Tells a story with fictional characters and events that could really happen.||Google or Word document|
|Short Unrealistic short fiction||Maximum of 10 double spaced pages||Tells a story with fictional characters and events that could NOT really happen.||Google or Word document|
|Fan Fiction||Maximum of 10 double spaced pages||A new story based in the world created by a well-known author.||Google or Word document|
|Monologue/Speech||Maximum 8 minutes||Original informational or personal narrative speech performed live and recorded||YouTube link|
|Children's Story Illustrated**||Maximum 10 pages with text and illustrations||Original artwork and text written for a young audience.||Physical book with multiple pages or electronic book using web based link|
|Storytelling**||6-minutes maximum performed live and recorded||An original story told using blocking, different voices, etc to dramatize the work.||YouTube link|
|Multimedia**||5-minutes maximum performance||A creative work that combines more than one medium and/or genre, such as a work combining painting and poetry, an audio presentation of a written work, or a stand-alone media like a short film or book trailer.||YouTube or another web based link|
|Writing prompt challenge||Maximum of 10 double-spaced pages||An original story incorporating three elements given as a prompt; i.e. Hairbrush, Christmas tree, letter from an admirer.||Google or Word document|
|** Categories that may be submitted by an individual or pair/partners.|
|Use an easy to read font size 11 or 12|