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Welcome to our Competitions page! Below you will find all of the upcoming competitions for this season.

Please note that the deadline for entries is midnight on the 25th of the previous month. They are also limited to one entry per person.

Make sure you take a look at our competition rules, please click here.

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New Competitions for the 2018/19 Season

September 2018

Write a 300 word story for under-fives, featuring a dinosaur egg, a football and a tea-cup.

Adjudicator: Tracey Corderoy and Barry Timms (Little Tiger Press)

October 2018

Write a pitch for a video game in 300 words.

Adjudicator – Ian Thomas

November 2018

Write a 300 word account of an air crash survivor’s last two minutes before impact.

Adjudicator – Gary Farnell

December 2018

Write a 300 word diary entry from an archaeologist who finds an interesting object in a field on Christmas Day.

Adjudicator – Joan McGavin

January 2019

Write ten New Year’s Eve resolutions in the style of a Young Adult character (300 words)

Adjudicator – Della Galton

February 2019

Write a last letter from a parent to a child in 300 words.

Adjudicator – Claire Fuller

March 2019

Re-write the opening of Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’ for the social media age in 300 words.

Adjudicator – Judy Waite

April 2019

Write the outline of a plot for a TV drama in 300 words.

Adjudicator – Mark Straker

May 2019

Write a scene for a farcical murder mystery in 300 words.

Adjudicator – Stevyn Colgan

June 2019

Write a journalist’s report of a crime involving an unusual criminal.

Adjudicator – Allie Spencer