HOME's Short Story Contest

Prizes Awarded to Winning Entries!


Congratulations to Hayley Farr, age 9, Ailsa Soucy, age 13, and Anneke Van Leeuwen, age 16, winners of the 2022 Short Story Contest! 


2024 Contest Details

Our short story contest kicks off each year at HOME's annual spring convention. The contest is open to homeschooled students between the ages of 7 and 18.


2024 Theme: Unity


To qualify, each student's entry must be submitted in a Word document and emailed to kcbmiller@gmail.com. This email must include the student's name, age, home address, and parent's name. The email subject line should read: HOME Short Story Contest 2023. There is a 4000 word limit.  


Entries must be received on or before July 1. 


$25 Amazon Gift Cards will be awarded in each of three age categories: ages 7 to 9, ages 10 to 13, and ages 14 to 18.


Winning entries will be featured in the next issue of the HOMEschooling in Maine magazine.