Get Discovered!

 

Submit your best written work for a chance to win prizes and publication. See your original poems, short stories and essays published in the Write On online literary magazine.

 

Submissions accepted September 2 – October 31, 2019.

 

3 winning entries from each category will be published in the Write On! Online literary magazine.

 

Each winner will also receive a $25 gift card.

 

 

Full contest details

 

Eligibility: Any teen who is between the ages of 12 and 18 and is a Solano County resident.               

 

Contest Period: Submit entries September 2nd-October 31st at 11:59pm Pacific Standard Time.

 

Prizes: 3 winning entries from each category will be published. Each winner will also receive a $25 gift card.

 

How to Enter:

Short story, poetry and essay entries will be accepted by email only. Email them to scltwc@gmail.com. Please include in your email your name, age, city, your writing category, and the name of the Solano County Library branch you use most frequently.

 

Contest rules.

You may submit to one category only and may only submit one entry per category. All entries must follow the specified rules for each category.

 

Short stories

a. Can be up to 5 pages in length.

b. No illustrations or drawings allowed in this category.

c. Must be typed and submitted online.

 

Poetry

a. Can be up to 2 pages in length.

b. Can be in any form (sonnet, ode, haiku etc.)

c. No drawings or illustrations allowed in this category.

d. Work must be typed and submitted online.

 

Essay

a. Can be up to 5 pages in length.

b. No drawings or illustrations allowed in this category.

c. Work must be typed and submitted online.

 

Works must be creative, original and unpublished.

Judges from the community shall choose the winners from all entrants who have submitted an entry during the submission period. Winners shall be chosen based upon creativity, originality, style, grammar and spelling. The decision of the judges is final. Prize winners will be notified after December 16, 2019.

 

Library Use of Entries.

By entering your work, you acknowledge that Solano County Library shall have the right to use, modify, reproduce, publish, display, distribute, and make derivative works of Entry Materials for promotional or any other purposes.

 

Original Work.

You hereby warrant and represent that (a) you own all rights to all Entry Materials submitted by   you; and (b) all such Entry Materials are original works of authorship on your part and have not been copied, in whole or in part, from any other work and do not violate, misappropriate or infringe any copyright, trademark or other proprietary right of any other person or entity.