“Imagination Begins with You…” 2024 HS Writing Contest (14th Annual)

Celebrating our 14th year of the annual “Imagination Begins with You…” high school writing contest.

You can entry by clicking here to go directly to the contest entry form.

Contest Description: Short story, less than 1,000 words.

Prizes: First place winner receives $300. Second place winner receives $100.

Deadline: Emailed or post marked by March 15, 2024

See previous winners and finalist in One Spark.

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Winners announced in May.

Criteria: Short stories will be judged on: (a) Creativity/Imagination 50%, (b) Plot 25%, (c) Grammar 25%.

Any genre (fiction/non-fiction) is acceptable.

For complete rules or to enter visit the “Imagination Begins with You…” contest page.