The entry deadline is fast approaching for the Tribune’s 28th annual Spirit of Christmas creative writing contest.
The deadline on submissions is Friday, Nov. 23.
There are prize categories for ages six to nine; ages 10 to 14; and ages 15 and over.
To be eligible for a prize, entries must be no longer than 1,200 words and must adhere to the Christmas spirit theme, with a clear and original story line.
Entries must be typed or neatly written and double spaced. They may also be illustrated with the entrant’s original drawings or photographs.
Entries must be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or dropped off at the Tribune office at 188 North First Ave.
Judging will be done by the Tribune editorial staff and professional writers.
The winners must agree to have a photograph taken for publication purposes.
Honourable mentions may also be published.