The Bardic Guild of Quest & Quill presents:

MAJESTIC ADVENTURES’ WRITING AND ART CONTEST

Contest Details:

Do you love being the hero of a mythic quest? Now you can be the creator of your own mythic quest! The Bardic Guild of the Quest and Quill is calling all writers, poets, scribes, and artists to submit original work for publication in the Guild’s upcoming story collection. Do you have a story about a Quest you’ve experienced? Do you have a drawing or saga about your character’s adventures in Thael? Do you have an idea for a quest that hasn’t yet been written? The Guild is seeking stories, poems, and tales one to fifteen pages in length, as well as drawings that can fill a page. Submissions can be about anything that takes place in Thael within the lore of Adventure Quest.

Concurrently with this contest, we are offering Quest & Quill online programs to help kids develop their creative writing. See below for details.

The theme of this volume is “Courage”.

Submissions are free! Questers can submit up to three pieces of work (in total between written and visual work) and rewards will be given as follows:

Creative Writing Program for Teens

REWARDS FOR WRITERS:

All Participants: Questers will receive an invitation to the Bardic Guild of Quest & Quill and earn 2 XP

Bronze: Questers will earn all of the above, and have their story published in the Guild’s Collection. Additionally, they will receive an official Guild’s Quill and a rank in Fatecraft. (up to 5 Questers)

Silver: Questers will earn all of the above, and gain a mentor of any Bard secret path and have their 200 silver training fee waived.  (up to 3 Questers)

Gold: Quester will earn all of the above, and elements of their story will be included in an official Quest to be run at a future Majestic Adventures program! (1 Quester)

REWARDS FOR VISUAL ARTISTS:

All Participants: Questers will receive an invitation to the Bardic Guild of Quest & Quill and earn 2 XP

Bronze: Questers will earn all of the above, and have their artwork published in the Guild’s Collection. Additionally, they will receive an official Guild’s Quill and a rank in Fatecraft. (up to 5 Questers)

Silver: Questers will earn all of the above, and gain a mentor of any Artisan secret path and have their 200 silver training fee waived.  (up to 3 Questers)

Gold: Quester will earn all of the above, and something inspired by their art will be included in an official Quest to be run at a future Majestic Adventures program! (1 Quester)

Entry Guidelines

Questers can submit up to three pieces of work (in total between written and visual work)

Entries will be judged by a panel of Guild Members whose collective experience in bardic work stretches back to the days of the Plague Dragon.

To enter, send a digital file of your submission to entries@majesticadventures.net. You will get a confirmation email from the Guild letting you know that your wonderful work has been received! Acceptable file types for stories include include .doc, .rtf, .odt, .pages, google doc, and .pdf. Acceptable file types for pictures include .jpg, .pdf, and .png.

Creative Writing Program – Quest & Quill

Concurrently with this contest, Majestic Adventures is offering Quest & Quill, a program that combines creative writing with questing, and offers kids the opportunity to take part in creating the adventures that they embark upon.

In the tradition of the ancient Norse Skalds, Quest & Quill encourages creative writing and the oratory arts within an Adventure Quest program. Participants can write about the stories unfolding in their quests, or about their heroic character, or any topic that inspires them.

We focus on the enjoyment of writing, self-expression, and the oratory arts and give less focus to grammar, spelling, and writing style.

There will be two online Quest & Quill programs, for a series of afternoons:

Creative Writing Enrichment Program Quest and Quill Online

Who: Questers (ages 9+)
When: Tuesdays – 3/31-4/21
or Thursdays- 4/2-4/23
Time: 2:30-4:30
Cost: $70 per quester

Free Intro Sessions – Thursday, 3/27 12:00 – 1:30 pm
or Friday, 3/28 12:00 – 1:30 pm

What: Each Quest & Quill session includes creative writing, Questers reading aloud a short excerpt of their writing, and then-for the bulk of the session- embarking on an online quest.  This program is running alongside our writing and art contest, and is a great opportunity to develop writing skills to aid questers in the contest, while providing an educational program in a creative and supportive environment.

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Creative Writing Program for Boys

Creative Writing Program for Youth

Inspiration

If you want to learn more about the nations, beings, and magic of Thael, check out the Adventure Quest Gamebook (available for purchase at our online store) and stay tuned for World Book readings, where Majestic Adventures Quest Leaders will read sections of the hidden lore of Thael! For further inspiration, check out the previous two volumes of Adventure Quest Stories written by Questers and Quest Leaders and published by Renaissance Adventures – Adventure Quest Stories: Tome 1 & Adventure Quest Stories: Tome Two. Additionally, check out Allie Odds and the Allie Odds Squad, a fantastic story written and narrated by our quest leader and quest writer Natalie.

Adventure Quest Stories - Tome 1 & Tome 2