Thursday, October 1, 2009

Teen Read Month - Writing Contest.

The Burbank Public Library Young Adult Services Present

TEEN READ MONTH - October 1-31, 2009
Writing Contest for TEENS in Grades 6-12

Write a Scary Story!
Tell a Tale of Terror!
Be a Master of the Macabre!

We're looking for tales in the tradition of the pro, Edgar Allan Poe.

  • Write a ghost, horror, or supernatural story, 1,500 words or less in length; typed (or handwritten neatly!).
  • Turn in your scary story at the Reference Desk of any Burbank Public Library. Or, attach a Word doc or "paste" your story into an email and send your submission to by October 31, 20o9.

PRIZES will be awarded to the best submissions.
First Place -- 2 tickets to Magic Mountain
Second Place -- 2 AMC movie tickets
Third Place -- $15 i-Tunes gift card.

  • WINNERS will be announced on November 10 at the Library's Twilight screening/party.
  • EXTRA CREDIT may be given at your teacher's discretion.

This program is funded by the Friends of the Burbank Public Library.

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