Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Young Post Forum Writing Competition - Hong Kong - Deadline June 23 rd 2014



We're looking for fictional stories to run during the summer holidays. Romance, comedy, something a little darker - it's up to you, but it must be set in Hong Kong, it must be written in English and needs to be no shorter than 1,600 words, and no longer than 1,800 words.

And this year's topic is ...


"Down the rabbit hole"

Send your stories must be sent to yp@scmp.com and marked with “Summer Writing” in the subject line. Include your name, address, school name and a jpg of yourself. After all, we need to contact you if you win.

The closing date is June 23. Absolutely no late entries, no matter how much you beg, or what cute picture you post on our Facebook page.

Start your keyboards and get writing!


The prizes:

- The winner will get: book vouchers worth HK$1,200

- 1st runner-up: book vouchers worth HK$800

- 2nd runner-up: two Ocean Park Tickets, worth a total of HK$680


Terms and conditions

Judges’ decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into.

The competition is open to anyone in Hong Kong up to the age of 20, except employees of South China Morning Post Publishers and their families.

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