Friday, December 7, 2012

Yahara River Writers Contest


December is the month students can work on their submissions to the Yahara River Writers Contest.  We have gone over the details in class and the deadline for submission is the day we come back from winterbreak, january 2nd.

Formatting Requirements for short story:
Maximum 850 words
Font is Times New Roman, 12 point size
Margins:  1 inch on all sides
Double-spaced
Title:  Times New Roman, boldface; 14 point
NO NAME should appear on the final version

Formatting Requirements for editorial:
Maximum 475 words
Font is Times New Roman, 12 point size for body
Margins:  1 inch on all sides
Double-spaced
Title:  Times New Roman, boldface; 14 point
NO NAME should appear on the final version


This is a county-wide contest where 33 school districts in the area send submissions. All entries will be judged and the top ten in each category, per grade level, will be selected.  From each top ten group, a first and second place entry will be identified.  All top ten entries will be published in the Yahara River Writers Anthology. and all authors of top ten entries will be invited to attend a workshop on the UW Campus.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

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