One Writer’s Journey

December 22, 2014

Market: Highlights Annual Contest Announced

Call for SubmissionsDo you have a short mystery (750 words or less) for young readers?  Then get it out and polish it up because you are in luck.  The category for Highlights 2015 Fiction Contest is mysteries.

As with all submissions, Highligts welcomes work from both published and unpublished authors. All submissions must be previously unpublished and not found online.  No crime, violence, or derogatory humor.

Word count is limited to 750 words; note the actual word count in the upper right-hand corner of the first page of your manuscript.

When you get your contest entry ready to submit, market it or the envelope FICTION CONTEST. Any submissions not marked for the contest will be considered a regular Highlights submission.

All entries must be postmarked between January 1 and January 31, 2015.

Three winners will recieve a prize of $1,000 or tuition for any Highlights Foundation Founders Workshop.  The three winners will be announced on in June 2015 and their entries will be purchased by Highlights.  All other entries will also be considered for purchase by Highlights.

For submission address and all rules, visit the Contest web page.



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