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Sasquatch Revealed Flash Fiction & Illustration Contest

Jul 14, 2018 to Jul 14, 2018
Description:

Ages: 
4-5 years old (100-200 words – children may dictate their story to an adult)
6-8 years old (200-300 words)
9-12 years old (300-500 words)
Teens (700-1000 words)
Adults (700-1000 words)

Due Date: Saturday, July 14, 2018
On Display: July 23 - 28, 2018
Winners Announced: Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 3:00 pm (prior to speaker program).

Whether you are a believer or not, Sasquatch or Bigfoot, has long haunted our imaginations. As part of the Museum’s summer exhibition, Sasquatch Revealed, we invite you to submit a piece of Sasquatch themed flash-fiction and a related illustration to our creative writing competition. Flash fiction is a self-contained story consisting of a beginning, middle and end in 1,000 words or less (or follow the suggested word counts for each age group). Illustrations must reference your short story. Respond to any of the creative writing prompts, or create your own. Enter to be eligible to win several cash prizes and select titles from Sasquatch Books, or their children’s press, Little Bigfoot. Entries will be featured in the Civic Center Avenue from July 23-28. Winners will be announced at the Saturday afternoon speakers program on July 28 at 3:00 p.m. “The Search for ‘Hidden’ Animals: The Science of Cryptozoology” featuring author David George Gordon (The Sasquatch Seeker’s Field Manual and 19 other titles).

Writing prompts:

  • What does Sasquatch do for fun?
  • You followed the gigantic footprints right up to…
  • You found a tiny bundle of fur in a basket near your campsite…
  • How would you disguise Sasquatch so he could live at home with you?
  • Plan a birthday party for your best friend, Sasquatch…
  • Explain the Sasquatch living in your bedroom closet to your family…
Location:

Moses Lake Museum & Art Center

401 S. Balsam St.

Moses Lake, WA 98837

Admission:

FREE

Contact Information:

Website: http://moseslakemuseum.com/
Phone: (509) 764-3830
E-mail: museum@cityofml.com