welcome to the summer ’22 blog contests! || summer of stories 2022 {signups + 1st prompt}

hello!! welcome back to maggie’s doodles. ARE YOU READY FOR SOME SUMMER FUN?? 🤩

i’m co-hosting the summer blog contests with evin this year! it’s an amazing event inspiring creativity, fun, and hey, a bit of competition!

summer of stories’ will be hosted here on maggie’s doodles, and you can go to a curly sue’s ramblings for all your ‘avenue of art’ challenges and information!

🌺 keep on reading for more info! 🌺

about the summer blog contests:

there are two contests – the summer of stories on maggie’s doodles, and the avenue of art hosted on a curly sue’s ramblings

how to participate:

follow the creative prompts (posted every tuesday until the 19th of july) by emailing your entries to ! you can participate in both or just one of the contests.

what the contests are:

  • summer of stories (here on maggie’s doodles!) includes creative writing prompts: short stories, poems, etc. 📝
  • for the avenue of art, evin’s posting art prompts: drawing, painting, crafting, and more! 🎨 (unfortunately digital art doesn’t qualify)


do fun activities + let your creativity soar this summer! ✨

how to win:

get the maximum number of points by doing the challenges + following all the rules! (which we’ll explain more in a minute.)

🌺 the rules 🌺

  • Bloggers aged 10 through 20 can participate
  • You’ll have to share your email address, since that’s how you’ll be sending your entries. But the email won’t be shared, it’ll stay private.
  • Make sure you stay within the word count limit mentioned if you’re participating in the Summer of Stories
  • Each task is worth 5 points, some may be worth 10. if you follow all the rules, you get an additional +5 points.
  • Every week, Evin and I pick our favourite submission as Judge’s Pick and they get an extra +3 points
  • You cannot send in more than one submission unless there are 2 challenges/prompts that week.
  • Do not copy other bloggers’ work – you can gather inspiration, but share your own take on it!
  • No matter what place you get in the contest, don’t lash out at or be rude to others.
  • Most importantly, have fun! that is the objective of this contest!

🌺 check out
evin’s post
for the FAQ! 🌺

🌺 age groups 🌺

10 – 13: Group A

14 – 17: Group B

18 – 20: Group C

🌺 prizes! 🌺

Winners will be announced a week
after the last prompt is posted (July 12th)

All participants get an honorable mention in the winners’ announcement post!🏆

All 6 winners will get badges to display on their blog with their name on it! 🏆

Third place gets free printable wallpapers + bookmarks + a shoutout! 🥉

Second place gets a blog spotlight on both of our blogs + a shoutout 🥈

First place gets a guest posting opportunity on maggie’s doodles and a customized digital portrait from @Featherlightz blog designz (worth $4)🥇

are you guys ready for the first SOS prompt? 🤩👏👏 check out evin’s blog for the first AOA prompt! This week’s prompt is worth 5 points. Remember that you can earn an additional +5 points if you follow all the rules!

🌺 in 500 words or less,
write about a walk
on the beach!

i hope you have fun with this!! it could be funny, romantic, adventurous, there could be mermaids, or talking crabs… it’s all up to you! 😉

thanks guys!! i’ll talk to you again soon!

are you excited??
check out evin’s blog
to learn more
about ‘avenue of art’!


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