Twilight contest winners!

Here are the winners for the Twilight fan fiction contest:

First place: “Extended Family” by Sarah
Second place: “An Eye for Seth” by Maddy
Third place: [No Title] by Tyler

All the winners are being contacted directly by phone or e-mail. Thanks to everyone for participating —¬† we had fun reading the entries! Definitely keep writing and keep sending your stories out for contests and publications for young writers. (I’ll post some links for teen writers in the next day or two.)

Judges were local author Todd Fahnestock; Katie, a teen member of the Lighthouse Writer’s Workshop, and myself. The judges’ comments will be available to the writers upon request.

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Next Program: Writer’s Workshop with Denise Vega

Fol-bevelHere’s another chance to meet with a wonderful author for young adults and get some writing help in the meantime!

Saturday, Nov. 21, Denise Vega will be here to present her popular “What’s in a Word” workshop. Denise is the author of Fact of Life #31, winner of the Colorado Book Award in YA Literature.

3:30-4:30 p.m, Nov. 21. Perrin Room.

Please register by calling 303-762-2555 or stopping by the reference desk. And don’t forget to use your skills to enter our Twilight fan fiction contest! Remember, the deadline is November 30!

Program Cancelled: Fantasy and Science Fiction Writer’s Workshop

knight2This program has been cancelled. If you are interested in a future workshop with Hilari Bell, please e-mail me or respond in the comments. Thanks! November is National Novel Writing Month  and what better way to celebrate it then with writing workshops from local YA authors!

First up on November 7, Hilari Bell, author of the Farsala trilogy and the Knight and Rogue novels, among others, presents a workshop on creating believable fantasy and science fiction worlds and creatures. This is a fun, highly interactive workshop for you science fiction and fantasy writers, gamers, and role-players!

2-3 p.m. Perrin Room. Please register for this program by calling 303-762-2555 or stopping by the reference desk.