Holiday Writing Contest

Illustration by Natalie Merhib
Artwork by Natalie Merhib

Have you ever dreamed of writing your own ‘Hallmark’ Holiday tale? Well now you can! Submit the cheesiest holiday story you can think up from classic small town romance to gingerbread coming alive. You will choose between one of the prompts provided, or create your own. Submit your stories at this link .

Story requirements:

  • No more than 1,000 words
  • School appropriate, or they won’t be considered to win.

*The Lancer Spirit reserves the right to edit stories for grammar, spelling and content.

Stories are due by December 19. 

PRIZES: The first place writer will win $25 to Dunkin, second $15, and third $10, and all three will be published!

Have fun and Happy Holidays!


Your gingerbread cookies came to life . . .

You move back to your old town for the holidays . . .

One day you wake up and you’re in Santa’s workshop . . .

Or make your own!