Calling all writers to enter the 2011 Kootenay Youth Creative Writing Competition. If you're in Grades 7 - 12, and live in the Kootenay region of British Columbia write an original work of 2,500 words or less that has not been accepted, published or submitted elsewhere for consideration. That work should fall into one of the following literary categories:
- Short Fiction
- Creative Non-Fiction
- Poetry – Sequence of Poems or Linked Poems
Grades 7-9: Your written work MUST include the words “tricks” “seventeen cents” and “sweet”. It doesn’t matter what order they appear in, but all the words must appear somewhere in your written work.
Grades 10-12: Your written work MUST begin with the phrase “It wasn’t that I meant for it to happen”.
For all contest details go to KLC 2011