Monday, October 13, 2014



Write a story set in the Steampunk era.

Follows prompt
Length: 500 – 5,000 words
Turned in to the judge by November 3rd, 2014
Typed and printed: 12 pt Times New Roman font.
PG or mild PG-13. It is a high school competition (and I am the judge XD). 

Grading Criteria
Follows rules
Characterization--Are your characters realistic for their environment? Are they static or dynamic? Do they change? Does their past and general life impact them?
Plot--Is the story line compelling? Are there any plot holes?
Descriptions--Make the reader feel like they're there. Show us through the eyes of the character what is going on.
Grammar--Was there an obvious effort made to correct grammar mistakes? 

1st—Certificate, Gold Badge, and king-size candy bar of choice
2nd—Certificate and  Silver Badge
3rd—Certificate and Bronze Badge

Mariah Burkett

Leave a comment if you have a question concerning the contest, or if you'd like to do a workshop on editing and revision of your pieces!

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