Calling all youth writers and writers-to-be! We want your most spooky stories for this Halloween season. The most terrifying submissions in each age categories will winning a prize and the opportunity to be published on our Facebook page and in a paper copy kept in the library! To enter pick up an entry form from the Cortes Island library and submit it along with a spooky story or poem written by you (max. 800 words) or email your story to CortesIsland@virl.bc.ca.
- The contest is open to children and youth up to age 18 in one of the following age categories:
- 8-10 years of age
- 11-14 years of age
- 15-18 years of age.
- Entries must provide a terrifying story or poem of no longer than 800 words to enter.
- Limit of one story per writer. Individual entries only; group or class submissions will not be accepted.
- The story or poem must be your own work: either an original piece, or a retelling (in your own words) of a terrifying tale that you’ve heard.