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30th Anniversary Student Only
Proofreading Competition

Free To Enter

Closing date 31st January 2019


All correct entries will be entered in to a prize draw to win £50 plus a WB Course of the winner’s choice.

To enter please download the Word file below and mark your changes in red using standard proofreading marks. There are 30 corrections to be found. Good luck and have fun!

Download the competition file by clicking this link.


Rules of Entry

Please read the following rules carefully before submitting your entry.

  1. Only students, past and present, of The Writers Bureau may enter. Please make sure your name and student number are on your entry. Please contact if you have mislaid your student number.

  2. Entries cannot be returned to contestants; so please keep a copy.

  3. Receipt of entries will only be acknowledged if accompanied by a stamped, self-addressed postcard. Results will be available on the Writers Bureau website from 15th February 2019 along with a copy of the correct results. The winner will be notified individually.

  4. Entries that do not comply with the rules will be disqualified.


How to Enter

The address for postal entries is:

30th Anniversary Student Proofreading Competition
The Writers Bureau
8-10 Dutton Street
M3 1LE

Send email entries to: Type ‘30th Anniversary Proofreading Competition’ in the subject line. Attach your entry to your email. Please include your name and student number on the attachment.