The theme for the Young Authors' Project for 2023-2024 is "REFLECTIONS: CELEBRATIONS THE ME I SEE"
Guidelines to follow:
*All entries must be original creations. *Only 1 writing entry per person may be submitted. *All entries must be submitted by a member of NCRA. *All entries must be typed in Microsoft WORD (not Works) format saved as a .doc or .docx file using 10 point "Times New Roman" font, single spaced for the body of the piece and ready for publication *There should be an original title typed in BOLD, 12 point font (only capitalize first letter of each major word). *Text of story should be typed in single space, 10 font *Author information should follow the story, leaving two blank lines only, and center in the following format, 10 font
Author's First and Last name: Grade: Teacher: School Name: Reading Council: Member Sponsor's Name:
*Grades PreK-1 should have no more than 200 words total. *Grades 2-5 selections should have no more than 300 words total. *Grades 6-8 selections should have no more than 400 words total. *Grades 9-12 and Forever Young should have no more than 500 words total. *Only one entry per person may be submitted. *A completed "Young Author Entry Form" must be taped on the back of each entry. Forms are received from the School Building Representative through the Young Authors' Chair. *Art work by the entry's author also may be submitted. A separate entry form should be attached on the back of the artwork as well. (Only send original artwork--no copies please!) *Entries must be submitted to our Twin Rivers Council Young Authors' Chair, Cheri Brody. *Twin Rivers Council Young Authors' Chair, Cheri Brody, will communicate with Young Authors, their teachers, and adults who submit writings about receipt of entries and winning entries. State level winners will be chosen in January and should be notified by the end of the month.