Teen Short Scary Story Contest

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Teens (13-18)
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Program Description

Event Details

Write an original scary story and submit it for a chance to win a $50 gift card to a local business. Submit your story here. The form will become available on October 1.

  • Each participant may only submit one story. If more than one story is submitted, the one submitted last will be the one considered.
  • Stories must be a maximum of 2000 words. Longer submissions will not be considered.
  • Stories must be your own original work.
  • Stories must be appropriate.
  • Stories may be entered as plain text or uploaded as a Word Document or PDF file. 
  • Deadline is October 31 at 11:59 pm.
  • Winning entries may be shared on the library's social media platforms.
  • Winners will be determined by SHPL staff and guest judges.

This contest is for teens (13-18) only!