2020 Awesome Author Creative Writing Contest
The Ohio County Public Library Children’s Department would like to invite you to participate in our Spring 2020 Awesome Author Creative Writing Contest. This contest is open to students who live and attend school in Ohio County or live in Ohio County and are Homeschooled.
- Third or Fourth Grade
- Original Fictional Story
- 200-500 words
- Typed in 12 pt Times New Roman font, black ink, or
- Handwritten (no cursive) in pencil, blue or black ink
- Please use only the front of the page
- No illustrations
- No Halloween stories
- No fan fiction
You MUST include a cover sheet that includes
- First and Last Name
- Teacher’s Name
- Word count
Entries must be received by Wednesday, March 4, 2020.
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. Finalists will be notified the week of March 16, 2020.
The Awesome Author Award Ceremony will be held Tuesday, March 31 at 7 pm in the library auditorium.