Enter by March 27
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|