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Tell Us Your True Teen Story!

Betiana, 14, won our writing contest last year. Will you be next? Pick a prompt and get started! (Background); Nathaniel Welch/Redux (Betiana Mujica)

We loved Betiana’s essay so much we put her in the magazine. Read her story in this month’s True Teen!

The Prompts

Do you have a passion, or something you really care about?

Have you faced a challenge in your life?

What makes you different or unique?

How to Enter

  1. Scroll down to find a video and other prewriting resources. 
  2. Use them to help you write your essay.
  3. Have a teacher, parent, or guardian submit your work to our contest.

The Prize

One winner will get $100, and their story will be published at Action Digital. The winner’s teacher will get a free class subscription to Action.

DEADLINE: April 15, 2023 

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