Tag: Children’s Writing Competition

  • Win a set of Maz Evans books for your entire class!

    Win a set of Maz Evans books for your entire class!

    This year there is a chance for schools entering the Writing Wizardry competition to win a very special prize. The school who has the highest number of their entries short-listed for the Writing Wizardry competition will receive 30 free copies of wonderful books by Maz Evans for their class to enjoy!  Maz Evans is an inspiring,…



    Thank you for all the fantastic monster entries from those children aged 11 and under. Some truly wonderful stories were entered, which made the decision even harder for our judges! But a shortlist has been concocted, so a huge congratulations to: Year 3 and 4 The Monster that ate the Moon by Lucas Aldous The…

  • new poetry judge: antony dunn

    new poetry judge: antony dunn

    We are delighted to introduce our new poetry judge, Antony Dunn, for the Fresher Writing Prize 2018! He has an impressive four collections of poems published, with the most recent released in October 2016, ‘Take This One to Bed’. As well as publishing his own work, Antony has edited and worked on a posthumous collection…

  • Vote for your favourite Fresher Writing 2016 front cover

    Vote for your favourite Fresher Writing 2016 front cover

    We have some fantastic choices of front cover design for this year’s book. But we want you to vote for your favourite. Click on the link below and see which design floats your vote! You have until midnight Wednesday 16th March. Winner announced this Thursday. http://rmunday.polldaddy.com/s/fresher-book-covers

  • Build a world

    Build a world

    When you write your story, you don’t just write about what happens to the characters. You also make up a whole new world. It could be a land that’s made up of sweets or chocolate, or maybe a world where cars fly and people teleport. Here are a few questions to help you create your…