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Free Flash Fiction Competition
Spooky Story For Children

Writing for Children Win Writing for Children by Writers Bureau Tutor Stephanie Baudet

The winner and four runners up will be published on our Facebook and Twitter feeds.

Closing Date: 28th October 2015

All you have to do is write a Halloween story, suitable for children, in 140 characters.

Send your entry to with 'Spooky Story' in the subject line.

Good luck with your entry!

Rules of entry:

1. Entry is free and is open to everyone.

2. Type your story into the body of the email.

3. Your story must be upto 140 characters including spaces and no longer.

4. There is no limit on the number of entries you can send, but please include only one entry per email.

5. The winner must agree that The Writers Bureau can use the winning entry and their name in promotional activities (including social media such as Twitter, Facebook etc) and on their website for a period of up to two years.

6. Entries that do not comply with these rules will be automatically disqualified.

7. Judges: Diana Nadin – Director of Studies and Susie Busby – Principal.

8. The Judges’ decision is final.

9. No correspondence will be entered in to.

10. The prize offered is non-negotiable.

The winner will be announced on 31st October 2015

Entries must be received by 28th October 2015



Rachel Dove Writers Bureau's Writer of the Year 2016

"I won the 2015 Flirty Fiction Prima Magazine and Mills and Boon competition. The prize was £500, a three page feature in the magazine and the chance to work with Mills and Boon on my book. This is coming out on 21st April 2016.

"Also I have three stories in three anthologies with other authors – we’ve raised almost £2,000 for cancer charities"

Rachel Dove - Writers Bureau Writer of the Year 2016

Read Rachel's full story.

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