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Writing Contest for Teens–Opportunity

on September 19, 2008

JONATHAN FRIESEN WRITING CONTEST
http://www.jonathanfriesen.com/contest.html

Write a short story about a character who discovers, through
a personal journey, who he/she truly is. The contest is open
to young writers of all genres. Entrants will compete in one
of two age categories. Deadline October 31, 2008.

Category A – Ages fifteen and younger
Category B – Ages sixteen to twenty
Prizes – Category A  (Age 15 and Under):
First Prize: $1,000, four months of personal writing coaching
from author Jonathan Friesen or a video book trailer made for
your story, your story published on the web site. You’ll have
the opportunity to record your story at a professional recording
studio and will receive the audio file for promotion on MySpace
or anywhere else you choose. Stories must be original,
unpublished, unsold and no more than 3,000 words in length.

Second Prize:  $200 Cash Award
Third Prize:  $100 Cash Award

Prizes – Category B (Age 16-20):
First Prize: $1,000, four months of personal writing coaching
from author Jonathan Friesen or a video book trailer made for
your story, your story published on the web site, your story
read and critiqued by a talented literary agent from the Knight
Literary agency. You’ll have the opportunity to record your
story at a professional recording studio and will receive the
audio file for promotion on MySpace or anywhere else you choose.

Second Prize:  $200 Cash Award
Third Prize:  $100 Cash Award

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