Kid Kontributor of the Month

Everything you need to know about our new program for young writers.




Our new program!

 

Welcome to the Kid Kontributor of the Month!

Earlier this year, a class project in New Jersey, led a 10-year-old fifth grader to send us a feature on his favorite rides at a local theme park. His goal was to get his piece published. His passion for writing not only got his piece published, but it inspired us to give the same opportunity to other young writers as well. Hence, the Kid Kontributor of the Month was born!

 

What’s the Scoop?

We’re looking for youngsters ages 12 and under to be online writers for our magazine each month! Our next topic is “The Best of Orlando’’ and, we want young writers to tell us, in 500 words or less, about a place, experience or thing in Orlando they feel represents the very best of our city. We’ll select a winner who will be our Kid Contributor of the Month! You can read the story that started it all, here.

 

How Do Kids Enter?

Entries should include the writer’s name, age, school and parent contact number and email address. If desired, Mom or Dad can include include a video or photographs of the topic at hand to help bring the story to life.

 

Entries can be emailed to:

kidkontributor@orlandomagazine.com

 

Or mailed to our office at:

   Orlando Magazine, Attn: Kid Kontributor

   801 North Magnolia Avenue, Suite 201, Orlando, FL 32803

 

All entries must be received by July 1, 2018. Editors will select the winner, who will be notified via email.

 

What Does the Winner Get?

  • Title of Kid Kontributor of the Month
  • Your story published online for 1 year
  • Inclusion of your story in an Orlando Magazine e-blast
  • Orlando Magazine Swag Bag & Award

 

All the Fine Print

Series is open to children ages 12 and under. Parent or legal guardian of winner must sign a consent form before work is published. Only one entry per child, per topic. Entries can be delivered as a Word Doc., PDF, or Pages document. The Kid Kontributor contestant must be the author of his or her own original work.