Welcome to the Inaugural Mayor’s Writing Contest!
Unleash your creativity and become a part of Weyburn’s literary legacy. We are thrilled to announce the launch of our very first Mayor’s Writing Contest, an exciting opportunity for writers to showcase their storytelling talents and share their imagination.
From August 14th to September 29th, we invite you to join us on a literary journey that celebrates the power of words and the diverse voices within our community.
What is the Mayor’s Writing Contest?
The Mayor’s Writing Contest is a celebration of creativity and a platform for your unique stories. Whether you’re a seasoned wordsmith or just beginning to explore the world of writing, this contest welcomes you to submit your best work and be a part of something extraordinary.
How to participate
- Choose your age category: Select from Adult (18+) or Youth (12-17).
- Craft your piece: Write up to 500 words using the prompts associated with each category.
- Submit your entry: Send your masterpiece electronically to email@example.com or drop-off at City Hall by Sept. 29 at 4:30 p.m. Please ensure your full name and contact information (phone number or email) is included.
A panel of community judges, including Mayor Roy, will carefully evaluate each entry based on originality, creativity and adherence to theme. Prizes will be awarded in each category, including certificate of recognition and cash reward. Winners will be announced in October, 2023.
Participants and the broader community are encouraged to follow the contest’s updates on social media using the hashtag #MayorWritingContest and to engage in the creative conversation online.
Prompt: Amidst the darkness of the night, a sudden gunshot echoed through the air, shattering the silence.
Ending: With a resigned shrug he muttered, “Well, I guess that’s the way life goes.”
Prompt: On the first day of school, a group of friends eagerly prepared for a new year. Little did they know that their ordinary classroom held a remarkable secret – a hidden trapdoor leading to a mysterious underground world.
Ending: Together, hearts pounding and hands tightly clasped, the friends emerged from the underground realm, forever changed by their adventure and the timeless mysteries they unlocked.