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Common Text Contest

photo of a student writingOpen to all new Wright State University first year students who are starting fall 2014

Prizes include:

  • $250 
  • $100 
  • $50
  • Invitation to attend dinner with Common Text speakers
How to enter the Wright State University Common Text Contest:
  1. Receive The Fault in Our Stars free when you attend Orientation
  2. Read the book over the summer
  3. Quote: Select your favorite quote from The Fault in Our Stars and write about why it’s your favorite. (min. 150 words)
  4. Life Lesson: What life lesson have you taken away from the book?  How did you learn this life lesson through the reading? (min. 250 words)
  5. Character: What character or person from the book do you most identify with?  Explain why you identify with him or her.  (min. 100 words)
  6. What would you Tweet about the book?  (max. 140 characters)
  7. Submit everything below

The winner and winning quote from The Fault in Our Stars will be announced at the Wright State University Alumni Writers Panel: Their Imperial Affliction on Thursday, September 25, 12:30 in the Pathfinder Lounge, Student Union. 

Contest deadline is August 15, 2014.

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