Halloween Writing Competition: Most Descriptive

Arianne K, age 9, has been awarded the Most Descriptive prize for her entry in the ECP Halloween Open writing...

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Halloween Writing Competition: Best Use of Suspense & Atmosphere

11-year-old Daniel Ciesla has been awarded the prize for Best Use of Suspense & Atmosphere in the short story...

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Halloween Writing Competition: Poetry Prize

Congratulations to 10-year-old Katrina Chan who has been awarded the Poetry Prize in the ECP Halloween Open Writing Competition!  ...

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“The Super Incredible Smoke Seer” by K.C. Lam, age 10

You can make your main character sound more heroic by starting your story with some made-up facts about them....

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How to Write a Scary Story

Have you ever want to have a scary story to tell your friends while you’re sitting around a campfire...

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Halloween Open Writing Competition!

Eager to get into the spirit of Halloween?  Enter ECP’s Halloween Open Writing Competition for a chance to be published...

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Read Across the Globe: Books & Bouncing!

Books AND trampolines? What a combo! Plus a chance to help set a Guinness World Record! Join the “Read...

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Writers’ Crossing

Brought to you by ECP, Writers' Crossing offers resources, inspiration and a community for young writers. Browse this blog for creative writing prompts, exercises, and examples of student writing to spark your imagination, develop your writing skills, and fuel your writing dreams.