HOME's Short Story Contest

Submit your story by July 1!


Congratulations to Alyssa Van Leeuwen, age 8, Gavin Short, age 10, and Anneke Van Leeuwen, age 14, winners of HOME's 2020 Short Story Contest!


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


2022 Theme: TBD


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 2022. 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 fall issue of the HOMEschooling in Maine magazine.