13th Awesome Author Creative Writing Contest
The Ohio County Public Library Children's Department would like to invite YOU to participate in the 13th Annual Awesome Creative Writing Contest!
This contest is open to 3th and 4th grade students living in or attending school in Ohio County, West Virginia.
Entries should adhere to the following:
- Fictional story (no non-fiction reports please)
- 250-500 words
- Story should be handwritten in pencil or ink (blue or black) or typed in 12 pt Times New Roman to make reading and printing easier.
- No illustrations.
- All entries must have a cover page providing the student's first and last name, grade level, school, teacher's name, and word count.
Entries must be received by Friday, February 24th, 2023. Finalists will be notified the week of March 20, 2023. An awards ceremony will be held at 7pm on Thursday, March 30th in the auditorium of the Ohio County Public Library.
Entries may be dropped off at the Library or mailed to:
ATTN: Awesome Author Entry
Ohio County Public Library
52 16th Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
Entries will be judged for content, creativity, organization, and mechanics by staff members of OCPL. Two finalists will be selected from each school in each grade. Two homeschool students will be selected at each grade level.