Guest Young Authors

Nicky Fifth’s New Jersey Contest

For more information and to enter, visit the Nicky Fifth site.

8-12 year old Guest Young Author Contest

The first, second, and third place winners will have their work published in one of our upcoming chapter books. In addition, winners receive $50.00, $40.00, and $30.00, a book, an award, and we work with their school or a local library/book store to throw a party where they get to autograph books.


Guest Young Authors: Send us a 150-350 word story about something strange, funny, or unusual and may be fiction or non-fiction.

  1. All stories must be typed or written very neatly.
  2. Stories containing any violence or inappropriate content will not be considered.
  3. Name, age, address, phone number, school, and parent’s signature must be on the back of all submissions.
  4. All work must be original and completed solely by the child.
  5. Franklin Mason Press reserves
  6. There is no deadline for submissions. All submissions are considered for the most current title.
  7. Only winners will be notified.