Feb 26
2010 ROMEO FORBES CHILDREN’S STORY CONTEST by fapweb  |  Posted in Articles  |  on Fri, Feb 26, 2010

Writers who intend to join the 2010 Romeo Forbes Children’s Storywriting Competition have up to March 30 to submit their entries.

Entries must not have been previously published and shall be 1,600 words of less. Writers may submit only one entry, in English or Filipino, which shall be of 1,600 words or less.

There shall be only one winner, who shall receive a cash prize of PhP 35,000.00 (less applicable withholding tax) for his/her entry.

A CANVAS review panel shall read and award points for all stories received based on the following criteria:

* Originality and Storyline (40%)
* Imagery (30%)
* Quality of Writing (20%)
* X-Factor/Judges’ discretion (10%)

There is no particular theme, other than the use of Don Salubayba’s contest piece, shown in the CANVAS website, as the inspiration or basis for the entry.

Entries must be submitted by email, as a Microsoft Word attachment, to storycontest@canvas.ph with the subject heading 2010 ROMEO FORBES CHILDREN’S STORYWRITING COMPETITION. In the body of the email, entrants must provide their name, the title of their entry, mailing and email address, and telephone/cellphone number. Only the story title should appear on all pages of the attached entry.

The winner of the CANVAS storywriting competition will be announced on or around the first half of June 2010 on the CANVAS website. The winner will also be notified via email on the same announcement date.

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