You may submit one or more entries for the Young Writers Contest here free of charge. You may also submit entries in-person at Bookshop Santa Cruz. All entries for the 2018 Contest must be submitted by September 30th, 2018. Please read our entry rules below, and fill out the form, attaching your submission.
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1. Entries may be on any subject in any genre—including fiction, nonfiction, biography, autobiography, mystery, humor, science fiction or fantasy.
2. Each entry must be an original work, submitted in the appropriate age group: 6–9, 10–13, or 14–17.
3. Word count limit: 2100 words.
4. Entries can be submitted online or at the store. Those entries submited in hard copy must have a copy of the entry form attached to the story. We are sorry, but entries submitted cannot be returned.
5. Employees of Bookshop Santa Cruz and their immediate families are not eligible to enter the contest.
6. All entries must be received no later than Sunday, September 30, 2018.