Are you on The Naughty List? New writing contest!


For our July Book of the Month, The Naughty List series by Suzanne Young, we’re kicking off a fun new contest! Now, we’ll actually have a few mini-contests going on throughout July — but for the big prizes, don’t miss out on this one!

And for this contest, we’re giving you a chance to show off your creative writing skills, with a story prompt inspired by The Naughty List.

Here are the details:

The Contest:

Write a short-story (500 to 1,000 words) based on the following writing prompt:

After the big game, you head out to the parking lot and see your BFF’s significant other in the back seat of a car with someone other than your friend. Tell us what you do next?

Here are the rules for submissions:

1) it must be fictional

2) written in the first person

3) it must include the following words: naughty, smitten and ninja

The Prizes:

One first-place winner will receive signed copies of The Naughty List and So Many Boys

One second-place winner will receive a signed cover sheet for So Many Boys, a signed So Many Boys postcard, a signed Naughty List bookmark & a Naughty List series magnet

Two runners-up will each receive a signed So Many Boys postcard & a signed Naughty List bookmark

All of the winners will also get Novel Novice bookmarks!

The Rules:

Prizes can only be mailed to addresses in the U.S.

Please use proper grammar & spelling

And remember, the story must be:

1)  fictional (made-up; not true)

2) written in the first person

3) include the following words: naughty, smitten and ninja

How to Enter:

E-mail your entries to sara.novelnovice@comcast.net

Please include your entry in the body of the email; do NOT send attachments

Deadline:

All entries are due by midnight (PT) on Friday, July 30th Sunday, August 1st.

Questions? Leave ’em in the comments & we’ll reply

9 thoughts on “Are you on The Naughty List? New writing contest!

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  1. I’m terrible at writing, but it will be good practice for English creative writing at school. I really don’t expect to win, but really, that’s not why I’m entering. This sounds interesting!

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