All aboard! Kid's Imagination Train is sponsoring a writing contest for children ages 7 - 12.
Here are the rules:
There is no entry fee. Create a holiday or winter-themed story up to 500 words. The story should be typed or neatly printed. On the right hand corner of the first page include your name, age, and home and email address.
Submit online at firstname.lastname@example.org Type "Contest" and the title of your story in the subject line. The stories can also be mailed to:
KIT c/o Randi Lynn Mrvos, Editor
4637 Spring Creek Drive
Lexington, KY 40515
Be sure to keep a copy of your story. All submissions must be received by October 1, 2014. The KIT editorial staff will review the stories. Notification will be emailed approximately six weeks after the closing date of the contest.
The prize: The winning story will be published in the 2014 KIT December issue. The winner will also get to choose a book that has been reviewed on KIT. Go to www.kidsimaginationtrain.com and click on Contest to see the list of books.
Stumped on ideas? Here are a few titles that you can use or that might get your creative juices flowing:
"Snowman has a Wish"
"A White and Wondrous World"
"The Magical Snow Angel"
"The Loneliest Snowflake"
"A Gift for Santa"
To read the latest issue of Kid's Imagination Train visit: www.kidsimaginationtrain.com