The April 2022 - June 2022 prompt is based on



Your writing submissions for the April 2022 - June 2022 quarter should be centered on the following prompt: 

Self-image is the comprehension of one's identity. The FORMATION OF SELF-IMAGE is influenced by many different factors in society: from the media, education, to even our peers. How has society impacted the formation of our generation's self-image?


As always, we urge you to do some brief research especially if you are writing about a culture other than your own. You can begin with the articles linked below! Happy writing!




WriteCause is accepting submissions on the Formation of Self-Image prompt until June 30th 11:59 ET, 2022.


This contest is open to people living anywhere. To enter you must be 12-18 years old.


The submission can be any form of writing including but not limited to: poems, short stories, and essays. However, we do not accept visual writing like graphic novels and black-out poetry. All the submissions must be in English. You may only submit once.


Pieces must be 6,000 or fewer characters. 


Gold Pen, Silver Pen, and Bronze Pen winners, along with two honorable mentions, will be recognized on our website. The recognized writing pieces will be published in our Winners' Gallery. A WriteCause Certificate of Achievement will also be awarded.


Winners of the Formation of Self-Image contest will be announced on July 31st, 2022. 


By submitting your work to this contest you are giving consent for it to be published on the WriteCause website, newsletters, and social media. Please note you will still own rights to the work. Please do not submit work that has already been published.

If you have any questions please email WriteCause at writecausecharity@gmail.com.