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Has anyone put their dc in for writing competitions?

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Magix Mon 10-Mar-14 09:17:25

Dd is nearly 9 and writes some fabulous stories . She's always writing in notebooks and when she writes in school she is often sent to the head with her story . So I was thinking maybe entering her into competitions . I wouldn't even know where to start to find them . We are in the west of Scotland .

EdgeOfNowhere Mon 10-Mar-14 09:23:26

Yes. He won. It was great. Boosted his self confidence no end.

Just Google children's writing competitions.

Bramshott Thu 13-Mar-14 10:17:41

DD has entered a local Rotary writing competition a couple of times via school and done very well. Last year as she was a finalist she got to go and have tea at the House of Commons!

We're not in Scotland though, so I'm not sure that's much help to you.

MoominIsWaitingToMeetHerMiniMe Sat 15-Mar-14 22:54:37

Wicked Young Writers Competition is a great one; it's national and based in London (it's the initiative of the musical 'Wicked'). Judged by Michael Morpurgo. I was down to the final 20 in the 18-25 category last year, it's a great experience. Just google Wicked Young Writers.

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