NAPPANEE – Get ready to showcase your mystery writing skills in a creative writing contest with a mystery theme.

This contest is designed to challenge your imagination and take you on a journey of suspense, intrigue and mystery. From whodunits to suspenseful thrillers, let your imagination run wild and craft a mystery that will keep readers on the edge of their seats. Start writing and let the mystery unfold.

Open to any resident or student (grades 3 and older) in the Wa-Nee School District. Entries will be accepted April 1-21. Only original materials may be entered.

Entries can be submitted online, dropped off or emailed to [email protected]. Entries will be judged anonymously on the set criteria of each category. Judges will include NPL staff and community volunteers. Winners will be notified May 1.

First-place winners will receive a cash prize. Second-place winners will receive a $20 gift card. Winning entries may be on display at the library and shared online.

Sponsors are Bella's Books & Curiosities, Main Street Roasters, Nappanee Kiwanis, Stickley Ace, Kountry Wood Products and The Friends of the Nappanee Public Library.