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2012 Flash Fiction Booklet Available for Download

Book-hopping wolves. Man-eating books. Haunted libraries. This is just a sampling of the submissions the library received in our recent Flash Fiction Contest. Teen writers were challenged to create their own original mystery, suspense, or horror story in 250 words … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Contest: First Place Winner

Before announcing the first place winner of our Flash Fiction Contest, I wanted to share some of the great resources the library has for young writers. First of all, the library provides free online classes in creative writing through a … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Contest: Second Place Winner

This year’s Flash Fiction Contest entries were judged on a tough set of criteria. First, all contest submissions had to be written as a mystery, suspense, or horror story. Then, authors had to capture the judges’ attention with an interesting … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Contest: Third Place Winner

We received 15 outstanding entries for this year’s Flash Fiction Contest. We challenged area teen writers to create their own original mystery, suspense, or horror story in 250 words or less. That amounts to three paragraphs, more or less. To … Continue reading

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Oct 21 Deadline for Flash Fiction Contest

We kick off Teen Read Week with a reminder that this is the last week to submit your original mystery, suspense, or horror short story for DBRLTeen’s Flash Fiction Contest. All entries must be 250 words or less and incorporate … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Contest Reminder

This is a reminder to all our blog readers that October 21 is the deadline for submitting your original spooky short story for the library’s Flash Fiction Contest. Winners will receive a gift card to Barnes & Noble and their … Continue reading

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It Came From the Library…

Do you love heart-pounding, nail-biting, spine-tingling mystery, suspense and horror stories? Then consider submitting your own original spooky short story as part of the DBRLTeen Flash Fiction Contest.  All entries must be 250 words or less and incorporate the phrase, … Continue reading

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2011 Flash Fiction Booklet Available

This spring, Daniel Boone Regional Library hosted its first-ever Flash Fiction contest for teens. Area young adults were given no more than 250 words to share their original science fiction short stories.  The library received over 60 entries all of … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Contest: First Prize Winner

At the conclusion of the Flash Fiction Contest, we prepare for the launch of our next competition: the DBRLTeen Photography Contest. The library is challenging young adult photographers to share their travel-related images as part of our teen Summer Reading … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Contest: Second Place Winner

Day 4 of Teen Tech Week and DBRLTeen honors the Second Place winner of our Flash Fiction Contest. But, before moving on with our announcement, it is important to take a moment to acknowledge the behind-the-scenes heroes of our competition: … Continue reading

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