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Historical Fiction Contest

on September 25, 2010

Children’s Writer is hosting a Historical Fiction Writing Contest. The contest is for a previously, unpublished historical fiction short story written for young teens, ages 13. The story can be up to 1500 words. Entries must be received by October 30, 2010. Winners will be announced in the March 2011 issue of Children’s Writer.

Prizes include: $500 for first place plus publication in Children’s Writer, $250 for second place, and $100 for third, fourth, and fifth places.

Contest entry is free to those who are current subscribers to Children’s Writer. For all others, the entry fee is $15 which includes an 8-month subscription to Children’s Writer.

Contest rules can be found here.

Good luck!


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