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Calling All Teen Writers – #TTBF Writing Contest!

Taking a break from all the gardening! Get your kids writing (or if your a teen reading this get to writing!). The better the writer the better the student, it’s science.


teens writing

— post by Meghan G.

Are you a young writer looking to hone your craft and get some real world feedback about your work? If so, we a very exciting opportunity you should know about.

As programming partners for the Texas Teen Book Festival, we are thrilled to announce an exciting new writing contest for teens. Thanks to a generous sponsorship from Delacorte Press, a Division of Random House, we are able to offer Texas teens a truly incredible and unique prize: Three lucky winners will be selected to receive in-depth critiques from Delacorte editors, either by letter or by phone or by Skype (winner’s choice)! This is the opportunity of a lifetime for aspiring writers.

All Texas residents between the ages of 11 and 18 are invited to submit their story outlines along with a 20-30 page writing sample. Submissions are due July 1st. All the details and guidelines can be…

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