Kids World Fun Organizes International Short Story Contest 2017 for School Children

Top Quote The popular educational and infotainment web portal for children, parents and teachers, Kids World Fun, is organizing an international short story writing contest 2017, for school children. Entry to this contest is FREE. This is a call for entries. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) February 01, 2017 - The educational and infotainment portal has announced the third International Short Story Contest for schoolchildren around the world. The upcoming contest has been announced on the website, and the last date for receiving stories is the 15th of February 2017. The results will be announced on March 5, 2017.

    The International Short Story Contest organized by is a prestigious bi-annual event that attracts short story entries from all over the world. Previous contests were very successful, with entries from around the globe, from countries as far flung as Romania and Nigeria. Themes include environmental awareness, war, and displacement, coming of age troubles, and friendship. Kids World Fun is considering plans to publish the best stories so far, in the form of a book, by the end of 2016.

    School children aged 7- 16 are invited to participate in the contest. Entry is free. Participation is in three categories: sub junior (7-9 years), junior (10-12 years), and senior (13-16 years).

    Attractive cash prizes, certificates, and publication opportunities on the website await the winners. All highly commended, and outstanding stories will also be published on the website, and honoured with certificates. The first prize winner get $75 as cash prize, the second prize winner, $50, and the third prize winner, $25. Cash prizes are given in all three categories.

    Stories are to be written in English, and typed out on Microsoft Word in 12-point Times New Roman font or notepad. Please do not send stories in pdf format. Stories should not be accompanied by illustrations of any kind. Fancy fonts are overuse of italics/bold/underlining is discouraged. Stories that have adult content or vulgar language will not be considered for the contest. The stories are to be accompanied by identity proof, such as the relevant page of passport,health card, or school identity card.

    Kids World Fun follows a strict policy of originality. Stories sent for the contest should not be copied fully or in part from any source. All entries will be subjected to a complete plagiarism check. Any story that has been found to be not original will be automatically disqualified from entering in the contest. Moreover, all stories should be accompanied by the details of the author, such as full name, age, address, and email address (of parent or teacher).

    Stories and identity proofs should be sent as attachments to shortstorycontest ( @ ) kidsworldfun dot com dot All enquiries regarding the contest can be sent to enquiry ( @ ) kidsworldfun dot com

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