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10 Writing Competitions for Children and Teenagers 2018


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Writing Contests for Teens

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There is no entry deadline; submissions are accepted on an ongoing basis. No residence eligibility requirements are stated. Teen Ink also has a printed edition; if your work is accepted for the printed edition, you will receive a free copy of that month's magazine. Creative Kids is looking for the very best material by students ages 8— Material may include cartoons, songs, stories between and words, puzzles, photographs, artwork, games, editorials, poetry, and plays, as well as any other creative work that can fit in the pages of the magazine or on the website.

As long as it's creative, they're interested! If your work is selected you will receive a free copy of the CK issue in which your work appears.

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(Note: The contests below are only open to teens ages 13 and up. If you want to view contests that are open to teens and younger kids or just younger kids, please visit our Writing Contests For Kids page).

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The Ayn Rand Institute offers three essay contests for teenagers each year. After reading a particular Ayn Rand novel determined by the participant's grade level, contestants write an argumentative essay on one topic they can select out of three possibilities.

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Competitions can be for stories, album reviews, essays, poetry, sports writing or almost anything else. Theme: Check the website for current and upcoming competitions. Prizes: USD 1st $, Runner up $50 and Best Peer Reviewer $50 Entry Fees: Free Deadline: Competitions open at the beginning of the month with final submissions mid to late in . Writing Contests and Teen Trend Reports Below you will find all of the monthly writing contests and teen trend reports from the last five years hosted by Our dedication to digital literacy efforts have reached over 1,, students and teachers in the last half decade, received mention on, and features in the news.

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If you’re a teen, there’s a special category of teen writing contests just for you. For everybody else, there’s a variety of other ways to test your writing skills, from essay contests to short story contests. Teen Ink, a national teen magazine, book series, and website devoted entirely to teenage writing, art, photos and forums. Students must be age to participate, register and/or submit work. Distributed through classrooms by English teachers, Creative Writing teachers, Journalism teachers and art teachers around the country.