You are invited to write 850 words of poetry or prose on the theme of ‘footprints’. The competition is open to all secondary state school students and their teachers too. Schools must select three entries to submit by 23rd November 2016.
Prizes include a place on a creative writing course for yourself and three friends with a teacher and shortlisted entries will be professionally published anthology. The judges include Mark Haddon (author of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) and Juno Dawson (author of Say Her Name). For more details go to www.firststory.org.uk/footprints.
NaNoWriMo's (National Novel Writing Month) YWP challenges young writers to complete an entire novel in November! Are you up for it? You will need a parent, teacher or librarian to help you sign up. For more information go to https://ywp.nanowrimo.org/.
Why not ask your teacher about entering these competitions!