SHORT STORY WRITING CONTEST
Do you like to write stories? Here’s a chance to win prizes for writing them! Write and submit your fan stories for an opportunity to become a published young author and see your story available for purchase on Amazon. The Circle C Adventures short story writing contest runs from August 1, 3017 through January 15, 2018. Winners will be announced on or before April. 1.
Fun prizes are awarded for first, second, and third place in three categories: ages 6-9, ages 10-13, and ages 14-17. Honorable mentions (as well as all winners) receive a copy of the paperback book, Into the Sunset, which highlights the twelve winning stories. Download the 2018 Official Contest Rules for details, or visit the Circle C Contests and Giveaway blog (the host site for the contest) to learn more details and to read about the judges.
Previous Contest Winners
Check out these contest books from young authors over the past three years.
2016– Along the Western Trail takes Andi and her family and friends into twelve new adventures from young authors. “Secrets of the Madera Mine” combines the Circle C Adventures with Goldtown for an action-packed tale. Andi’s friend Rosa has her own story to tell as well. Also enjoy a story about a lost pony, a stolen jewelry box, and more. Download a free PDF file of the winning stories or click to order a print copy of Along the Western Trail ($6.99) from Amazon.
2014-2015– Ride into the old west with the winners of the 2nd annual Circle C Adventures short-story writing contest. Twelve young authors ages 7 to 16 present their unique and delightful visions of Andi’s life on the Circle C ranch, her family, and her friends. Andi even travels to Goldtown, California, for a visit with Jem and his family from the Goldtown Adventures. Read about a missing pet lizard, a hidden plot to uncover a gang of thieves, a young Chad’s plans to settle up with an archenemy, and much more! Download a free PDF file of Beneath the Western Sky, or get a print copy ($6.29) or a Kindle edition ($2.99) from Amazon.
2013– Join Andi Carter, her family, and her friends in this first-ever collection of original stories from the Circle C ranch. These winning stories, written by young authors ages 7 to 17, include life without Taffy, Christmas in New York, saving Taffy, a discovery in a creek bed, circling wolves, stolen stallions, and more! Download a free PDF file of Way Out West, or get a print copy ($6.29) or a Kindle edition ($2.99) from Amazon.