Do you have a way with words? Does your teacher comment on your writing? Do you love to write? The Bayou Writers’ Group of Lake Charles is proud to sponsor the 2012 Young Writers’ Contest! There is no cost to submit, and the top three winners will receive cash prizes and recognition at the annual Writers’ Conference on November 10, 2012. This contest is open to all high school students in the five parish region. Students may submit up to two entries up to 2,000 words in fiction or nonfiction, and submissions must be received (postmarked) by June 2. For details on submission guidelines, visit www.bayouwritersgroup.com.