Short Stories only
Theme is Black Girl Magic
(We want to see BAME lead characters)
Closes 9th December
AND THE WINNERS OF THE LAST ROUND ARE...
The little category: Thomas Johnston, 11 years old from Armagh, Northern Ireland
His story is Dragon Quest
The BIG category: Emma Uren, 18 years old from Auckland, New Zealand
Her story is A Golden Promise
READ THEIR STORIES HERE
Thank you to Egmont Publishing for sponsoring our winners goody bag!
If you would like the chance to WIN and you're aged between 5-21 years old, enter the little BIG Book Competition
Please follow these rules or your story may not be accepted
- Must be aged 5-21 years old
- There will be two winners. The little category is 5-11 years. The BIG category is 12-21 years
- Original work ONLY
- 2,000 words MAX
- Open to young writers worldwide!
- Short stories only. No poems
- No swear words
- No illustrations
- Anyone under 18 must have permission from their parents to
enter. If your story is chosen as a winning story or featured, it WILL be published in our next book
-Must be a complete story with a clear ending
- In the email subject heading please write name of story, your story, age and city.
- Story must be in a word doc and attached to the email and not written in the body of the email
- First entry to the little BIG book comp is free. After that it is £2 per entry. Purchase here
- Email your first entry to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Kids aged between 5-7 can scan a copy of their story. Please make sure writing is clear or they will not be accepted.
First entry: FREE
Membership: £10 for 1 year. Includes seven re-entries AND feedback on the stories!
Thank you to these great publishing houses for sending us books for our goody bags!