Texas Teen Book Festival Writing Contest

posted May 31, 2017, 11:21 AM by Eli Roberts   [ updated May 31, 2017, 11:21 AM ]
The Texas Teen Book Festival is currently running a fiction writing contest on their site. Check it out here.  They have a set of requirements:

Eligibility Requirements
  • The TTBF Fiction Writing Contest is open to Texas residents aged 11-18 years.
  • You must be a Texas resident to be eligible for this contest.
  • This is a fiction contest. Submissions must be works of fiction.
  • Entry is limited to one per person.
  • Only single author entries qualify (no co-authors).
  • Writing must be author’s original work and creation.
Submission Requirements
To qualify, each entry must be submitted along with a fully completed entry form (linked below).
  • The writer’s name should not appear anywhere within the document or in the document title.
  • Each entry must include the following:
  • a 300 to 500 word synopsis of your overall story
  • a 9,000 to 14,000 word excerpt from your story
  • Required Format for All Entries:
  • Double-Spaced
  • Times New Roman font
  • 12 point font size
  • 1 inch margins
  • Pages numbered
  • Acceptable file formats: .pdf, .doc, .docx, .rtf
  • Save your electronic file using the following naming conventions:
    • TitleofStory_YourInitials
    • Example: ThrownofGlass_SJM
You can submit your work here.