Highlights 2008 Fiction Contest

Posted on January 9, 2008


Guidelines for Submission

Category: Stories set in the future.

Prizes: Three prizes of $1,000 each.

Entry Dates: All entries must be postmarked between January 1 and January 31, 2008.

Criteria: Stories may be any length up to 800 words. Stories for beginning readers should not exceed 500 words. Indicate the word count in the upper right-hand corner of the first page of your manuscript.

No crime, violence, or derogatory humor.

Manuscripts or envelopes should be clearly marked FICTION CONTEST. Those not marked in this way will be considered as regular submissions to Highlights.

Enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope with each entry. No entry form or fee is required. Work from both published and unpublished authors is welcome. All submissions must be previously unpublished.

*Entrants must be at least 16 years old.

Send Entries to:
Highlights for Children
803 Church Street
Honesdale, PA 18431

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