Writing contest deadline nears

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The Licking River Writers Sixth Annual Writing Contest deadline is fast approaching. This is a local contest directed toward recognizing and rewarding those in our area who enjoy writing.  

Manuscripts must be submitted electronically via email to Ann Denham at anncourtney.denham@kctcs.edu by March 31, 2014. Entry fees may be dropped off or mailed and payable to LVC Foundation 319 Webster Avenue Cynthiana, KY 41031.  

There are several categories available to enter:

•Adults/College/High School

•Fiction- Max 3,000 words

•Non-Fiction- Max 3,000 words

•Poetry- each entry 1-3 poems

•Writing for Children- Max 600-800 words

•Middle School Children

•Story- Max 600-800 words or 3-4 pages

•Elementary School Children

• Story- Max 600 words or 3 pages

Entry fees for the contest are as follows. Adults, college and high school students’ first submission is $15 and each additional submission is $10. Middle school entry fee is $3 per entry. Elementary school entry fee is $1 per entry.  

 For more information about the writing contest, contact Denham at 859-234-8626 extension 66426 or K.Bruce Florence at 859-234-8626 extension 66402.