Eligibility in this International Story Writing Contest 2023
- Writers must be between the ages of 13-19 as of November 27th, 2023.
Submission Requirements in this Story Writing Contest 2023
- Short stories should be between 2,000 to 4,500 words.
- Stories must be the writer's own original, previously unpublished work.
- No previously published or forthcoming stories can be considered, including self-published online content.
- Submitted work must be the sole creation of the writer without any assistance from AI tools or software.
- Stories should feature teen characters and focus on the teen experience.
Submission Details in this Story Writing Contest for Students
- No entry fee is required.
- Only one submission per person is allowed.
- All final, edited content is subject to approval by One Teen Story.
- Parental consent is required for winners under the age of 18 for name publication on the website and social media.
Submission Platform in this Teen Story Writing Contest 2023
- Submissions must be made through Submittable.
Prizes in this Teen Writing Contest 2023
- Winning stories will be published in forthcoming issues of One Teen Story, reaching over ten thousand readers.
- Contest winners will receive $500 upon publication and 25 copies of the magazine featuring their work.
- Winners will have the opportunity to work with a One Teen Story editor before publication.
- Honorable mentions will be chosen in three age categories: 13-15, 16-17, and 18-19.
- Announcements will be made on the website, via email, and on social media.
Participate in the One Teen Story Teen Writing Contest 2023 and share your creative stories about the teen experience for a chance to win exciting prizes and get your work published!