Thank you for participating in Missoula Public Library's 13th Annual Writing Contest. The contest is open to all full-time and part-time Montana residents. Please complete the form below and upload your entry by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 12.


THESE FORMATTING REQUIREMENTS MUST BE FOLLOWED TO PREVENT DISQUALIFICATION!



  • Entry must be an original work and not previously published. No pseudonyms. Plagiarism results in disqualification.
  • Entry must be 2,000 words or fewer.
  • Entry must be self-contained (i.e., not a single chapter from a longer story, an excerpt or a story that is "to be continued").
  • Use an easy-to-read font. Do not use all caps, cursive or bold fonts.
  • Entry must be typewritten and double-spaced. Authors in the 8-10 age group may handprint their entries, but writing must still be double-spaced, non-cursive and follow margin requirements.
  • All margins must be one inch. Illustrations are allowed but must be within these margins.
  • The title must appear at the top of the first page. Do not include the author's name anywhere on the entry.
  • Each page must be numbered, starting with "1" in the lower right-hand corner.
  • Handprinted entries from the 8-10 age group must be scanned prior to uploading.


Thank you for participating in Missoula Public Library's 13th Annual Writing Contest. The contest is open to all full-time and part-time Montana residents. Please complete the form below and upload your entry by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 12.





THESE FORMATTING REQUIREMENTS MUST BE FOLLOWED TO PREVENT DISQUALIFICATION!








  • Entry must be an original work and not previously published. No pseudonyms. Plagiarism results in disqualification.


  • Entry must be 2,000 words or fewer.


  • Entry must be self-contained (i.e., not a single chapter from a longer story, an excerpt or a story that is "to be continued").


  • Use an easy-to-read font. Do not use all caps, cursive or bold fonts.


  • Entry must be typewritten and double-spaced. Authors  in the 8-10 age group may handprint their entries, but writing must  still be double-spaced, non-cursive and follow margin requirements.


  • All margins must be one inch. Illustrations are allowed but must be within these margins.


  • The title must appear at the top of the first page. Do not include the author's name anywhere on the entry.


  • Each page must be numbered, starting with "1" in the lower right-hand corner.


  • Handprinted entries from the 8-10 age group must be scanned prior to uploading.

Thank you for participating in Missoula Public Library's 13th Annual Writing Contest. This contest is open to all full-time and part-time Montana residents. Please complete the form below and upload your entry by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 12.





THESE FORMATTING REQUIREMENTS MUST BE FOLLOWED TO PREVENT DISQUALIFICATION!




  • Entry must be an original work and not previously published. No pseudonyms. Plagiarism results in disqualification.


  • Entry may be 1-2 pages.

     


  • Entry must be self-contained (i.e., not an excerpt from a longer poem).

     


  • Use an easy-to-read font. Do not use all caps, cursive or bold fonts.


  • Entry must be typewritten. Authors in the 8-10 age group may handprint their entries, but writing must be non-cursive and follow margin requirements.


  • All margins must be one inch. Illustrations are allowed but must be within the margins.


  • The title must appear at the top of the first page. Do not include the author's name anywhere on the entry.


  • Each page must be numbered, starting with "1" in the lower right-hand corner.


  • Handprinted entries from the 8-10 age group must be scanned prior to uploading.
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