The creative writing workshops provide a foundation for young authors to participate in the Kids Write 4 Kids annual writing contest. It is free to attend. Check our virtual workshop schedule for dates and times.
The winning story will be published at Amazon, Apple iBookstore, Google Play, and Overdrive for the world to read.
Proceeds from book sales on Amazon, Google Play, Apple Books, and Overdrive are donated to the winner’s charity of choice.
The winner will be part of the judging panel for the following year’s contest.
To enter, entries must be submitted by the author’s teacher, parent, or guardian at this online form. View complete contest rules.
Open to Canadian residents only
Students must be in grades 4, 5, 6, 7, or 8
Stories must be original and written entirely by the author
Only one entry per author will be accepted; all subsequent entries will be disqualified
Only single author stories qualify (no co-authored stories)
Stories are accepted in English only
Stories can be fact or fiction, prose or poetry
There is no entry fee and no purchase is necessary