The Write Stuff

About This Project

Within the appropriate group, patrons will choose one of the five provided prompts and write a response in the form of a short story or poem, not to exceed 4,500 words. The prompts are:

1. A strange spaceship just crash-landed in your character's backyard.
2. Come up with your own supervillain and write their origin story.
3. Your characters discover a magic portal in the park. Where does it lead?
4. There's an old, abandoned house at the end of your street that's been empty for years. One day, someone moves in...
5. You find an old notebook hidden in an attic. What does it say? Who did it belong to?


Submission Guidelines

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Additional Information

Submission guidelines:
1. Cannot exceed 4,500 words
2. Must be a short story or poem

Submission Deadline

November 30, 2023

File Types Accepted


Age Requirements

There will be four age groups for submission: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12