The Children’s Society are running a creative writing competition as part of their Seriously Awkward campaign for vulnerable 16 and 17 year olds. A great opportunity for aspiring writers.

  • Theme: 16 and 17 year olds
  • Word count: 2,000 words maximum
  • Who can enter: Unpublished writers in two categories 1) 16 to 25 year olds and 2) adults aged 26 and over
  • Genre: Fiction – from any perspective and any genre
  • Closing date: Friday 31 August 2018
  • Judges: A panel of writing industry experts will join a young person from the charity to choose the best stories.
  • Prizes: Top prize is exclusive advice and feedback from a top literary agent and writing goodies.

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