Reading Frenzy BookShop hosts winter writing contest

The Reading Frenzy BookShop is hosting a Young Writer’s Contest with the winners to be announced at 4 p.m. Dec. 3 during the store’s Kids Winter Book Fest.
The submission deadline is noon on Saturday, Dec. 3. Among writings being accepted are creative short stories, poems, recipes and songs. They are to be 1,000 words or less, must have a winter or holiday theme and include the name, age and phone number of the contestant.
Writers will be judged on creativity, grammar and neatness. There will be prizes for winners who are 8 and under, 9–11, 12–15 and 16–18.
The event is sponsored by Reading Frenzy BookShop, 12530 Fremont Ave., Zimmerman. For more information, call 763-856-FRENZY or visit