Writing an essay for kids
- Status: Closed
- Prize: $30
- Entries Received: 6
- Winner: JaninaTempleCamp
Write an essay for first graders (US grades) on Van Gogh OR an essay for fourth through sixth graders on the Ural Mountains. Anything sounding like a Wikipedia article (i.e. unfocused) will be disqualified. The essay should be 300-1000 words, preferably about 500. Indicate where pics could go but don't include any.
WARNING: Writing for children may look easy. It's not. REJECTED ENTRIES CANNOT BE REWRITTEN.
ANYTHING PLAGIARIZED WILL BE DISQUALIFIED FROM THIS AND ALL OF OUR FUTURE CONTESTS.
The essay must:
1. Be focused around a central point.
2. Be high-interest, low vocab
3. Be grammatically correct
4. Spelled perfectly
5. Show where pics could be placed (but don't include them)
Winner will receive $50. Top writers will be invited to write essays for kids on specified subjects. Each essay, once accepted, will earn $30 US. We need about 100 essays immediately and another 800 later.
See attached examples.