Rate Your Story's 1st Annual Spring Writing Contest 

Let's Eat and Celebrate Our Cultures with Rate Your Story's 1st Annual Spring Writing Contest: 



Dates: March 1st - March 31st, 2021 11:59 PM EST


We are accepting submissions of Picture Books up to 850 Words, Non-Fiction Picture Books Up to

1000 Words as well as Chapter Books, Middle Grade, and YA up to 2000 Words. 


Manuscripts must portray a particular culture and involve a food item in some way. 


Please check our Website for exciting prizes! (To Be Announced)

Please feel free to take a look at the www.sporkbooks.com guidelines to see what appeals to our judges. 




Lynne Marie, RYS Owner and Editor, Spork/Dancing Flamingo Press, Author of Let's Eat! Mealtime Around the World.

Callie Metler, Publisher of Spork Books, Author of Ben’s West Texas Snow, Heading up the &MG Imprint.

Heather Macht, Junior Editor at Spork Books, Author of The Ant Farm Escape.


Winners will be Announced May 1st, 2021 ​in the Rate Your Story General Newsletter. 


To enter, please purchase one of the RYS options below..

Once purchased, you can submit here with [RYS CONTEST] in the title section of the form, with the title of your book. 



Hosted by Rate Your Story (www.rateyourstory.org)

And Co-Hosted by Dancing Flamingo Press (https://www.clearforkpublishing.com/dancing-flamingo-press) 

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