Calling all ghost writers
Spin your most haunting tale of horror and the supernatural in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s inaugural Halloween Fiction Contest.
Entries are limited to 750 words and must be original work never before published. The winning entry will receive a $200 cash prize and be published in the Today section on Oct. 31. The second-place story will be awarded $100.
The contest is open to Hawaii residents; Oahu Publications contributors, employees and their family members are not eligible. The deadline for entries is Wednesday. E-mail typewritten stories to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Halloween Fiction Contest, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-210, Honolulu, HI 96813.
Holiday craft guide seeks entries
The season for craft fairs is fast approaching, and the Today section is planning a guide with listings for events happening for the winter holiday period.
For a free listing, send information on the name of the event, sponsors, date, time, place, contact information and other details to email@example.com.
The deadline to submit listings is Nov. 5. The guide will be published on Nov. 21.
Send us your baby pictures
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser would like to help you announce the birth of your baby on the Ohana page of the newspaper and on our website, www.staradvertiser.com.
Please submit a color or black-and-white photo of the baby alone or that can be easily cropped to only show the baby, along with a copy of the baby’s birth certificate and a signed copy of the Star-Advertiser birth announcement form, available at staradvertiser.com.
Mail the items to Birth Announcements, Features section, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-210, Honolulu, HI 96813. For more information, call 529-4777.