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Mrs. P's 10th Annual Be A Famous Writer Contest (The Children's Book Podcast #454)

August 7, 2018

BE A FAMOUS WRITER CONTEST   

 

Mrs. P (@MrsPstorytime) returns to share details around the 10th annual Be a Famous Writer Contest. The new school year is about to begin. It’s time for possibility and wonder and excitement and discovery. It’s time for students to find identity as scientists and coders and makers… and writers. Mrs. P has loved and inspired young authors for many, many years and the submissions she receives for the annual Be a Famous Writer Contest showcase some incredible works of creativity by students and classrooms. This year’s theme is HEROES and I’ve invited Mrs. P back to the podcast to tell you and your students all about it.

 

  

ABOUT THE CONTEST: 

 

(from Mrs. Ps website)

 

The contest is for K-4 classrooms only and is FREE to enter. The contest is only open to schools in the United States. Parents you can still participate by telling your child's teacher about it.

 

ENTRY DATES: OCTOBER 15, 2018. 

 

Contest Closed: DECEMBER 15, 2018

 

Winners Announced January 30, 2019

 

For classrooms K - 4th gradeMrs. P invites your class to write a story on the topic of HEROES for the 2018 contest theme, no less than 250 words and not to exceed 1,000 words. It may be fiction or non-fiction. Any classroom from Kindergarten through 4th grade may enter. Just one story per classroom! It can be a collaborative story, or you can have your class vote on which child's story to enter. And there's no database to enter or permission slips to sign. You, the teacher, just need to email me the story. It is your classroom entering to be read by our distinguished judges. Please be sure to read my "Official Rules" page for all entry details! Inspire your class by watching past entries of the contest on my Young Author playlist.

 

 

SHOW NOTES:

 

 

ABOUT OUR GUEST:

Visit MrsP.com! An award-winning FREE storybook destination. Classic children’s stories brought to life by TV star Kathy Kinney as Mrs. P.

*This post contains affiliate links. Any purchases made through these links will support the costs of maintaining the podcast, webcomic, and other materials associated with this site. 

 

 

SHOUT OUT TO OUR PATRONS!

 

Thank you, JENNY SUE, AMY, KATE, DARSHANA, NOCOLE, JARRETT, MIKE, LINK, ANITRA, LYNN, CYNTHIA, DOUG, AMANDA, RUTH, LARA, JUDI, CORRINA, TERESA, ELAINE and the van load of others who are coming with me on this journey. You’re welcome to join us. Just visit Patreon.com/matthewcwinner and pick the support tier that’s right for you. All the hugs and high fives for all of the many, many ways all of out there listening support this show.

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