National Creative Writing Competition
Deadline date December 13, 2019
Mail Entries to:
833 15th Avenue
Longmont, CO 80501
Elementary (4-6 grades)
Poetry: Write a poem about something that is in your desk, locker, or backpack.
Short Story: Write a story in which a pet changes in an unusual way (examples: small pet becomes
huge, slow pet becomes fast, tame pet becomes wild).
Junior High (7-8 grades)
Poetry: Write a poem about a small-town hero.
Short Story: Write a story that ends with the main character saying, "One good turn deserves
Judging Forms: Judging Forms for Creative Writing