Spirit of Christmas story contest deadline Nov. 21

Get out your pens and colouring pencils and put on your winter thinking caps.

  • Nov. 4, 2011 1:00 p.m.

Get out your pens and colouring pencils and put on your winter thinking caps.Submissions are now being accepted for the Tribune’s 27th annual Creative Writing ContestTo be eligible for a prize entries must be no longer than 1,200 worlds 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.Entries may also be illustrated with the entrant’s original drawings or photographs.Entries must be e-mailed to editor@wltribune.com or dropped off at the Tribune office at 188 North First Avenue by Nov. 21 at 5 p.m..Judging will be done by the Tribune editorial staff. Everyone is eligible to enter, with the exception of the Tribune staff and professional writers. There are three categories in which to enter: ages 6 to 9; ages 10 to 14; and ages 15 and older.The winners must agree to have a photograph taken for publication purposes. Honourable mentions may also be published.