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Adult Short Story Contest: The World We Write

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By Renee Edwards, Program and Educational Services Director

Put on your creativity caps and write!

FCPL and the Fairfax Library Foundation invite adults ages 18 and older to participate in the "The World We Write" writing contest.

Use one of the following writing prompts to write a 250-word story. Stories will be accepted online from July 1-31. Five winners will receive a $25 gift card and their short story will be featured in a future issue of Branch Out.

Learn more.

Writing Prompts

  1. Late one night, there was a knock at my door.
  2. Everything was going great…and then the dragons appeared.
  3. If only he/she/they hadn't bought the blue one.
  4. The world seemed like such a big place, until...
  5. <Name> was born to make mistakes and change the world.
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