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2022 Short Story Competition for writers 18+ NOW OPEN

All writers of children’s stories aged 18+ are invited to enter the 2022 StoryLinks Short Story competition

Entries should be a short story, maximum of 1500 words, suitable for children of any age up to 15 years old.
NB this is an increase in word length from last year.
Due date for entries is Sunday, 3 April 2022;
The shortlist will be announced Saturday, 30 April 2022;
The winner will be announced at the annual Narelle Oliver Children’s Literature Lecture on Thursday evening, 26 May 2022.

The winner will receive $250.00, and they will be invited to have their story published on StoryLinks website.

Previous Winners
2021: The Cake by Joanna Wisbey
2020: Mindy is Strange by Desmond Doyle
2019: The Microscope by Genevieve Young
2018: Tuck Shop Takeover by Combat Dad by Debbie Smith

For terms and conditions of entry go here. If you have any questions please
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