Short Story, Poetry, Art and Coloring Contest
18 and under

A platform for the expression of creativity for young writers and artists.
To enter please click on, Writing, Coloring and Art  Entry Form. 

We encourage all educators to get in touch with us.


Sponsored by Shelly Books and More.

Our contest was created to give young writers, and artists an outlet to explore their creativity. The contest was designed to provide a creative outlet for young writers and artists by inspiring real creativity and exploration in various writings, and art for a chance to win cash, and prizes.


Think of fun, interesting, sad, and insightful short stories, poems, and art. That’s what we inspire and encourage our young creatives to contribute towards. We are creating a fun space that encourages youthful expressions through short stories, poetry, and art.

How Shelly’s Books and More Short Stories, Poetry, and Art contest works

  • The contest is open to writers and artists between the ages of 18 and under.


  • No entry fee. It is 100% free!


  • A panel of judges with a guest judge is invited to read each submission.


  • Each entry is recorded and discussed on a YouTube channel.


  • Followers and visitors are allowed to give their input on each submission, thereby contributing to the judging process.


  • Phone lines are opened occasionally to allow visitors to contribute LIVE


  • The winner is announced, and prizes are delivered to them in person either at their residence or school. If delivering in person is not an option prizes, therefore, will be mailed. Please see FAQ for more info.


Don't hesitate to check our FAQs page. This page answers many of the questions that individuals may have in regards to our sponsored contest for the youth, 18 and under. Please click on our above menu, More, then, FAQ.


When ready to enter please visit our Writing, and Art Entry Form. You can find this form on our above menu, More, then, Writing, and Art Entry Form.

We await your submission. 


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