If your kids like to write than check out the PBS kids 2010 writing contest. It's easy and fun to do and they offer some basic insight into writing a story. According to PBS kids a good story has:
- A beginning, middle, and end.
- A central event like a conflict or discovery.
- Characters who change or learn a lesson.
- Illustrations that help tell the tale.
SO why not submit your story today? You might even want to make it about your home town.