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Scary Story Contest

"It was a dark and stormy night..." at Norwood Public Library! We're looking for some scary stories from our local teens. Kids ages 12-18 years old are invited to showcase their creativity in a local writing contest.

A panel of judges will choose a total of THREE winners. Winners will have their works posted on the Norwood Public Library website and receive a $25 gift card to the St. Lawrence Bookstore, generously donated by the Friends of the Norwood Public Library. The categories will be: Most Creative, Best Ending, and Scariest Setting. Judges will not see the author names of submitted works. The winners will be announced on Halloween, October 31st.

To enter, please see submission guidelines below:

Word limit: 2,000 maximum.

Format: Typed. PDF, Word, or Google Doc.

Submissions can be emailed to nowlib@ncls.org or print copies can be dropped off at the Norwood Public Library circulation desk.

Judges will base their decisions on originality, style, plot development, grammar, and chill factor!

DEADLINE: October 25th at 4pm.

For more information, please contact director Amanda Jones at (315) 353-6692.