#10WordStory Entries

Scugog Arts Space

Scugog, ON

Digital Comedy Storytelling Writing & literature Youth & teens

From September 28th to October 22nd become emersed in short stories based on pieces in the Scugog Arts Space. Stories will all be 10 words or less and come from the Scugog Arts #10WordStrory contest held through August and September. The stories will be featured on the Scugog Arts social media pages. Can you write a story in 10 words or less? Write your own short story and get featured on the Scugog Arts social media during Culture Days! HOW TO ENTER: Visit the Scugog Arts Space and find a piece…or two that inspires you. Just remember a story (at least the good ones) needs a beginning, a middle, and an end. Consider, what would make a person want to know more? Then write about it. PRIZE PACK (Value $50) Eleanor Courtown, by Lucy E.M. Black From Temple Steps To Forest Edges, Prose and Poems by R.M. Raines The Magic Helmet, by Laura Francis and Illustrated by Joanna Malcolm RULES AND REGULATIONS The contest opens on Saturday, August 7th, and closes on Tuesday, September 7th. Multiple entries are accepted. No age restrictions. The story must be based on a piece currently in the Scugog Arts Space or in the Scugog Arts online shop. 2020 WINNING 10 WORD STORY “You can find me under the bridge, biding my time.” by Amita Dayal Inspired by the piece The Underpass

This event runs the duration of Culture Days.

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This event is free and will be accepting optional pay-what-you-may donations for admission.

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Scugog Arts is a creative hub: awakening, inspiring, and connecting you to all the arts. We are an arts space on Queen Street in Port Perry with Resident Artists, monthly exhibitions, and workshops for artists and visitors. Scugog Arts also organizes and hosts multi-arts cultural events, literary programs, festivals, and tours. Scugog Arts connects the community with public art displays such as our Art You Can Sit On, a memorial to Bill Lishman, ceiling tiles for the hospital, and live theatre and music in the back lot. Scugog Arts is funded by individual donors, Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation, Vos’ Independent Grocery, Old Flame Brewery, Canadian Tire Port Perry, Central Counties Tourism, and the Canada Summer Jobs program of the Government of Canada. Fundraising efforts always focus on unique ways and various arts disciplines with engaging entertainment for supporters.

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175 B Queen Street

Scugog, ON

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This event is wheelchair accessible, and has gender-neutral washrooms.