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National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)

Guide to help you finish your book, story, tale, etc.
Short Story Contest and Write-In: What's your story?


The short story contest was created as a way to inspire students, faculty, and staff to write creatively. This is also a way for the library to support those who wish to participate in National Novel Writing Month. Those who participate in the short story contest are given a choice of prompts they must use to create a unique and imaginative story. The stories are then sent off to a set of judges who read each story and score them based on a set of criteria. The stories are also featured in the library's publication Speaking Volumes.