Svengoolie's 40th Anniversary Writing Contest!  June 5, 2019 - July 12, 2019

Now Accepting Submissions


This year marks the 40th anniversary of a true, Chicago landmark of television, and not only has he made a mark on Chicago, he has also made a mark all across America; That’s right-This true, Chicago legend in which I am talking about is none other than Svengoolie, AKA Rich Koz, and this year, he is celebrating 40 years as the character of the goofy horror host, Svengoolie!
So, I would very much like to ask all of you who have been fans of Svengoolie as well as those who have been fans of him in the here and now this question: What does Svengoolie mean to you?
I am holding a writing contest in which writers can write their own personal feelings about what Svengoolie has meant to people just like you and me, and the very best part of it is this: I shall be choosing the very best written material, and then their stories about how Svengoolie has meant to them shall be featured in my new and improved Tumblr site, It’s Jenn W.! (DATE OF LAUNCH TO BE ANNOUNCED)
Just tell me in 750 words or less a nice written piece on what Svengoolie has meant to you in the past 40 years; If your stories are chosen as the best ones, then your stories shall be featured in special posts in my newly renovated Tumblr-hosted blog, and that’s not all-The grand prize winner shall have one of their original stories featured on my new-and-improved Tumblr blog as well!
Now, here is all you have got to do-Submit your written piece on what Svengoolie means to you in your life; Write as best as you can, but I ask that you please follow these rules: NO racial slurs, foul language, or sexual material. I want to very much keep this as clean and family-friendly as possible, so please follow the rules when submitting your written pieces.
I would also like to very much ask that you please send in your submissions as soon as possible: The contest deadline to submit your written pieces about what Svengoolie has meant to you is Friday, July 12th, 2019. Once you submit your writings before the date, then I can get started on reading your material as well as judging them and then select the winners.
I can hardly wait to see what you folks have written that pays tribute to the one and only Svengoolie, AKA Rich Koz! Submit your writing today, and good luck!


$0.00, Their stories featured on my Tumblr blog


Grand Prize Grand Prize
First Prize First Prize
Second Prize Second Prize
Third Prize Third Prize


Jennifer Webster
Jennifer Webster
Felton, DE


Created Jun 5, 2019


  • Any Member can Submit
  • Only Stories can be Submitted
  • All Genres of Writing can be Submitted
  • Each Contestant May Submit 1 Piece of Writing
  • Writing may be submitted 6/5/2019 - 7/12/2019
  • Winners will be decided by the Moderator


Jennifer Webster is solely responsible for the content of this contest, including all promised prizes. Take any promises of large monetary awards with a grain of salt. Contact Jennifer Webster if you have any further questions.