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Adreana Nason’s Original Writing Selected For Publication

Salem Washington Academy eighth grade student Adreana Nason’s original short story “The Haunted Graveyard” was selected for publication by Young Writers. Students across the United States were invited to submit their short stories of exactly 100 words for consideration for the Young Writers “Unsolved” publication; inspired by the crime and mystery genre.


Adreana’s mini saga was selected from approximately 1,000 entries. The story combines her interest in the paranormal and her love of mysteries. The book is available in the high school library, and Adreana’s work can be found on page 116.  


Though Adreana has had other work published in newspaper articles, this is her first publication in a book. In addition to being a creative and talented writer, Adreana is an equally creative and talented artist who enjoys drawing and painting. One of her goals is to someday not only write, but also illustrate her own books.


Adreana said, “I was so happy when my teacher told me my short story “The Haunted Graveyard” was selected. I have to give my thanks to my family. They have been there and supported me for the longest time.”


Young Writers was established in 1991 to encourage young writers to read, write, enjoy poetry and creative writing with the belief that having work published boosts confidence, nurtures creative talent and showcases creativity.