HOME's Short Story Contest

Submit your story by July 1!


Congratulations to Inara Barker, age 11, and Boaz Mullin, age 7, winners of HOME's 2017 Short Story Contest!


Our short story contest kicks off each year at the HOME Annual Convention in March. The contest is open to homeschooled students between the ages of 7 and 18.


2019 Theme: Joy in the Journey


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 2018. There is a 2,500 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 fall issue of the HOMEschooling in Maine magazine.