Sunday, 17 May 2015

The KalliKids Short Story competition #Writing #contests

The KalliKids Short Story competition 2015

The competition is for children in key stage 2 (years 3,4,5,6) throughout the United Kingdom. It's a great way for children to have fun and get creative writing a short story based on the theme 'Shine'. The competition will be judged by KalliKids ambassador and international bestselling author Joanna Rees.

The winners in each category will get their book published in hardcopy as well as an e-book and the four schools with the most entrants will win a creative writing session with Joanna Rees.

"I loved writing stories as a child. Getting encouragement and feedback set me on my path to become a writer. That is why I am so delighted to be supporting the KalliKids Short Story competition". Joanna Rees.

How the competition works

Children write a short story on the theme 'Shine'.
All adaptations of the theme are welcome - the more imaginative the better!
Stories should be between 500 - 600 words.
Individual families can take part as well as school class entries.
The dead line for entries is the 8th of June 2015.
All stories, once reviewed by the KalliKids team, will be published on the KalliKids website.
The KalliKids team will read through all the entrants and short list three stories from each age category to send on to Joanna Rees, who will then select the winners in each category.

Why take part?

Encourage children to get creative - writing is a great way to achieve this and develop their skills.
Make your child famous! All stories once submitted will appear on the KalliKids website.
Help your school to win a fantastic creative writing session with Joanna Rees by getting your school involved too. Click here to tell your school about this competition.
Win a keep-sake book of your child's story, hardback and online, to treasure for life.

Download your free writers help pack!

Competition Help Pack

How to enter

To submit a single story, click the button below.

To submit mulitple stories from your school class, or if your entry is hand-written, please post your stories to: Kate Matthews, KalliKids Short Story Competition 2015, Bishops House, South Road, Brighton, BN1 6SB.

Submitted Stories

Stories for this years Short Story Competition have started coming in!

To view the submitted stories, Click the button below.

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