Proving no story is too big or too small for The Mystery of the Haunted Vampireif it involves the supernatural, here's a story of a middle school sweeping the local library's scary story contest. From the Aiken (S.C.) Standard:
Students at North Augusta Middle School have proved themselves to be a "spooky" bunch. Students at the school wrote their own creepy stories for the annual Nancy Carson Library's young authors writing contest. snip Jackson Redd won first place with a story that dated back in time to 1938, entitled "The Horror at Gradenbrook Hill." The seventh grader said, "I read during my spare time and enjoy writing when I get the chance." Julianne Deriso, an eighth grader, placed second with "The Foggy Window," followed by Reven Smalls, who won third place with his "The Tale of Parahdyse's Ghost.Congratulations to all who entered.