Wednesday, 1 February 2017

JANE AUSTIN FANS TAKE NOTE



 Mansfield Park 


How would you like to win £1000? Adults are invited to send in a short story of 2017 words or fewer based on this quote from Mansfield Park: 'Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure'.

Jane Austen was a great writer of letters, and we invite children in two age brackets, 7-11 and 12-16, to write us a letter of 400 words or under on any subject addressed ‘Dear friend’.

Full entry details for both competitions are below.

Entry closing date: 28th Feb 2017


Entry fee:
£5.00
Closing date:
Tuesday 28th February 2017
Prizes:

1st place - £1,000, 2nd place - £500
Judges:
Award winning short story writers David Constantine and Claire Fuller




Childrens' letter writing competition



Open to young writers across Hampshire in two categories: 7 to 11 years and 12 to 16 years. We invite you to write about a day in your life, real or imagined, humorous or adventurous, whatever you choose. Address it to ‘Dear Friend’and write a maximum of 400 words.
“A day in your life” real or imagined.
Entry fee:
FREE
Closing date:
Tuesday 28th February 2017
Prizes:

1st Prize in each category: £50 national book token
2nd Prize in each category: £25 national book token
Judges:
Hampshire writers Ali Sparkes and Angela McAllister



More info can be found here


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