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“The Quest For Fluffiness” by Samantha Yau, age 11

Never underestimate the importance of a good title. The title is the first thing a potential reader sees when...

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“Mind Trap” by Michael Kang, age 13

There is nothing more exciting than a high-stakes battle between a hero and a terrifying mythical creature. And if...

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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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“Hanging in the Balance” by Amy Tao, age 12

Sometimes danger can come from the most unexpected places, like a bolt from the blue. In this excerpt from...

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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.