• Start: Saturday, October 14, 2023
  • Time: All day
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 17, 2023

  • Branch: Gold River
  • Venue: In Branch
  • Audience:

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 Gold River library and submit it along with a spooky story or poem written by you (max. 800 words) or email your story to GoldRiver@virl.bc.ca by Tuesday, October 17 at 5 pm.

Fine Print:

  • 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.
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