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FREE 100 word short story competition for adults and children

Reader’s Digest are  running a free  100 Word Story Competition on any subject. However, it has to be EXACTLY 100 words long (not including the title).

child-writing

The story must be original and unpublished and you have to be a resident of the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland. You can submit as many stories as you like.

What you could win

In the adult category:

The winner will receive £2,000
Two runners-up will each receive £200.

In the 12–18s category:

The winner will receive a Samsung tablet and a Samsung watch , plus £150 for their school.
Two runners-up will each receive £100.

In the under-12s category:

The winner will receive a Samsung tablet plus £100 for their school.
Two runners-up will each receive £75.

You have plenty of time as the deadline is  February 20th 2017, but why not enter early, and often!

Visit the Readers’ Digest website to enter.

Need inspiration? Here are 100 word stories from five published writers

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11 comments on “FREE 100 word short story competition for adults and children

  1. The Story Reading Ape
    November 14, 2016

    Reblogged this on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog and commented:
    Thanks to Bridget for sharing this information 😃

  2. ellenbest24
    November 14, 2016

    A fantastic opportunity. Thank you.

    • bridget whelan
      November 14, 2016

      Hope you have a go – in fact I hope you have several! I like the fact that children can enter too.

      • ellenbest24
        November 14, 2016

        It’s such a great platform, i will be emailling my daughter she is head of two scools just think of the enthusiasm generated within a school. 😇

  3. Stevie Turner
    November 14, 2016

    Thanks Bridget. I’ll have a go at this.

    • bridget whelan
      November 14, 2016

      Could be the new Christmas game after the trifle has been cleared away!

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  5. mofoster88
    November 15, 2016

    Reblogged this on Mo Foster.

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