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Children's writing competitions
« on: January 05, 2006, 05:59:37 AM »
Many thanks to E-Writer subscriber Jean Currie for sending me the info on two children's writing competitions, below.

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The Academy of Children's Writers
21st annual Write a Story for Children's competition. Entrants must be
over 18 and unpublished. First prize of £2,000, and second and third
prizes of £300 and £200 respectively. Closing date 31 March; entrants
will be informed of the winners by the end of May. For entry forms and
details, send SAE to: Write a Story for Children Competition, Academy of
Children's Writers, PO Box 95, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 5RL.

Boost 4 Writers
Announces a Writing Contest in 2006 for Writers of Children’s Literature Category: Short Story/Picture Book (ages 6-9),
Word Limit: Up to 800 words, Submissions: Limited to writers age 18
years or older, Entry Fee: $10.00 (US) per manuscript, 1 January through
10 April, Winners announced 1 May.

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