BBC seeks the authors of tomorrow

The BBC Young Writers' Award 2017 is open for submissions and is looking for stories up to 1,000 words from young people aged 14 to 18. The closing date is 21 April.

19/02/2017BBC seeks the authors of tomorrow

Short story writing competition

Commercial company Print Express is backing children's creativity with its first children's short story competition, open to those aged five to 13 years, with a closing date of midnight on the 31st...

19/02/2017Short story writing competition

Picture Book Competition for World Book Day

We are inviting children and young people aged four to 18 years to create their own picture book for World Book Day! The winning picture book will win a free author event and 50 printed copies of...

21/01/2017Picture Book Competition for World Book Day

Writing competition for budding script writers

Fancy the idea of script writing as a career? Or do you just enjoy writing your own stories? Here's a great competition from First News to write a short monologue or dialogue.

21/01/2017Writing competition for budding script writers

Short story competition for Surrey schools

A short story competition has been launched by the Warwick School in Surrey school for local students in the borough of Reigate and Banstead. The competition is open to those in Years five to nine...


Design a book token competition

To celebrate World Book Day, National Book Tokens is holding a competition for children and young people to design a book token. There will be a winner and runner-up in three age categories.

10/01/2017Design a book token competition

Wicked Young Writers Award

Cressida Cowell, bestselling author of the How to Train Your Dragon books, will be judging this year's Wicked Young Writers Award whose prizes include free creative writing workshops for three...

12/10/2016Wicked Young Writers Award