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Create Your Own Character Competition Thanks for sharing all your fabulous characters! Young Writers Award. Recent news Calling all young writers!
Entries are now open for the Young Writers Award, a unique opportunity for children aged between nine and thirteen to become published authors. The award provides a platform for young writers to showcase their story telling abilities in the form of either a short story, or a picture book. The winners in each category will enjoy the thrill of seeing their story illustrated and printed as both a hard copy and e-book. The brainchild of Redgum Book Club, this unique award aims to uncover the budding authors of the future. YWA Judges Announced. The Australian / Vogel's Literary Award - Allen & Unwin - Australia. Vogel Quotes When There's Nowhere Left to Run by Murray Middleton 'There could only be one winner, and that was Murray Middleton with his wonderful collection of short stories.
Next Great Kid Author Contest. Child Writes Newsletter. Sneak Peak Lily Fabourama Glamourama Reimagined Many moons ago, I wrote and did the drawings for Lily Fabourama Glamourama.
I say 'drawings' because truly, I had a great deal to learn about the art of illustration and indeed, they were simply drawings. At the time, a childhood friend of mine was killed in an airplane accident, just as I was drawing Lily feeding the chickens. In the original version, I wrote a longletter to Priscilla in the foreground of the drawing. Now, it is time to give this wonderful story a fresh start, as it is reimagined by award winning illustrator Ester De Boer. 2016 NSW Writer’s Fellowship (Early career) Applications for the NSW Writer’s Fellowship (Early career) category will open on 5 February 2016.
The NSW Writer’s Fellowship (Early career) is offered by the State Government to enable a professional writer in the early stages of his/her career to undertake a self-directed program of professional development. As part of the Fellowship there is an additional, optional opportunity for a residency at Varuna, the Writers House. The fellowship recipient will be awarded $30,000. Types of activities funded Activities could include a combination of: Available funds: $30,000 Applications open: Friday, 5 February 2016 Applications close: midnight, Monday, 14 March 2016 (AEST – Sydney time).
Contests. What Matters? Writing Competition. What Matters?
Is an annual writing competition run by the Whitlam Institute. Inspired by Gough Whitlam's commitment to involving young people in the shaping of Australia's future, the competition is open to NSW, the ACT and Tasmania school students in years 5 to 12. Responding to the simple question 'what matters? ', entrants are free to express their views on any matter they care about. Storytellers NSW. Australian Storytelling Guild (NSW) Inc What to submit.
Young Writers Award. Redgum Book Club has launched the Young Writers Award to help children aged between 9 and 13 years of age, develop their writing skills and find their unique voice through storytelling.
Children are great storytellers; they can create both entertaining written and ‘oral’ stories that, with a little assistance, can be turned into fabulous, character-filled books for others to enjoy. The Young Writers Award recognises and encourages the writing talents of Australian children by providing them with the opportunity to have their stories published and distributed in Australia. The winner of each category will receive a $250 Redgum Book Club voucher. The winning story will be proofread and edited as required, illustrated and published for distribution in Australia.
Competitions - Allen & Unwin - Australia. Poetry Prize 2015. From Bloomsbury Publishing and the National Literacy Trust.
Write a short poem about reading and books and it could be used to inspire children across the country! All forms of poetry are accepted, from sonnets to free verse to rap. Send us your poems inspired by reading and literature, and one of them could feature in a poster campaign in schools across the UK. The prize also includes: Lane Cove Literary Awards. Main Content The Lane Cove Literary Awards are now open and entries will be accepted until 26 August 2015.
Prizes will be awarded in the following categories: Short Story - $2,000Theatre Script - $2,000Poetry - $1,500. Competition « Search Results « Footpath Library. The Branford Boase Award and Henrietta Branford Writing Competiton. CYA Conference. Prizes. Writing competitions - you, me and the story. There are loads of writing competitions for all authors out there. They are a good way to get your work noticed and push you to write excellent copy. Booktrust is a great source of information when it comes to finding writing competitions. The below information came from the Booktrust site and they are constantly updating it, so definitely worth taking a look. Bare Fiction Prize – Prizes available for poetry, flash fiction and short stories.
First prize in each category is £500. entry cost ranges from £3 – £8 and the deadline is 31 October. New Welsh Writing Awards 2015 People, Place & Planet: WWF Cymru Prize for Writing on Nature and the Environment – Non-fiction piece between 8,000 and 30,000 words on the theme of nature and the environment. Paul’s Books Short Story Competition (Summer 2014) – There is no theme for this prize and entry is free.
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