Enter to Win

Looking for an exciting project for your drama students?
The first annual Drama Notebook Monologue Writing Contest is here!

As a teacher, you will receive an amazing monologue lesson plan
that includes detailed instructions for various ages and ability
levels. It’s packed full of writing prompts, individual and group
exercises, worksheets, examples of excellent monologues and more.

The lesson plan is designed to be flexible. The project
can last one week or several, it’s entirely up to you!

To participate in the contest, teachers must have an existing membership to Drama Notebook, or join Drama Notebook for at least one month in 2017. After logging into an account or joining Drama Notebook, teachers will download the world’s greatest Monologue Lesson Plan, contest rules,  and suggestions for how to run their own  mini-monologue contest in the classroom! Teachers will be able to submit one monologue from each class to the contest. (Teachers are allowed discretion to call a ‘tie’ and submit two entries from one class when they feel that it’s appropriate.)

An unlimited number of entries may be published on Drama Notebook, but each month, THREE top entries will receive prizes!


$50 Amazon gift card for student and FREE year’s membership to Drama Notebook for teacher


$25 Amazon gift card for student and FREE three-month membership to Drama Notebook for teacher


$10 Amazon gift card for student and FREE one-month membership to Drama Notebook for teacher

DN Ultimate Monologue Lesson Plan
Winners will be chosen at the end of every month, starting

March 1, 2017, and published on Drama Notebook.

Students will learn:

How to structure a monologue
How to develop a character arc
The importance of conflict and resolution in a monologue
And much more!

Contest Rules

  1. Monologues must be the original work of the author.
  2. Monologue must not have been previously published.
  3. Monologue must be 150-450 words.
  4. Teacher must be a member of Drama Notebook for at least one month in 2017. Current members of Drama Notebook may participate without additional steps or registration fees at any time.
  5. Limit of one monologue per class per semester (every four months) may be submitted. (Teachers may hold their own in-class monologue contests to determine a winning entry for submission. Complete instructions for holding a classroom monologue contest are included in the Drama Notebook Ultimate Monologue Lesson Plan.)
  6. Contest is open to participants from any country in the world, but must be written in English.
  7. Winner will be chosen monthly beginning March 1, 2017.
  8. Monologues may be submitted online. To enter via email, please send an email to monologues_at_dramanotebook.com with the following information:
    Name of Teacher
    Drama Notebook Login ID
    Name of School
    Location of School
    Phone Number
    Name of Student (First name and last initial only will be public.)
    Title of Monologue
    Short Description (One sentence that describes the character and circumstance.)
    For ages 6-12
    For ages 12 and Up
    (Attach the monologue in a Word Doc or PDF.)
  9. Monologue author must agree to the terms and conditions of the contest.

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