Is there a 500 word competition in 2021?
With ongoing support from Oxford University Press, The Reading Agency, Parents and Teachers, the future of 500 Words is bright, and we look forward to setting a new theme for the competition in 2021. We are excited to continue to provide a creative platform to hear children’s voices.
What is the age limit for 500 words?
between 5 and 13 years old
500 Words is a story writing competition for children. You need to be between 5 and 13 years old and a full time resident of the UK.
Is 500 words a short story?
A short story is typically around 5,000 words in length but maybe as long as 10,000 words or as short as 2000 words. Stories that range from 500 to 1,00 words are classed as flash fiction (here’s a great example). Stories less than 500 words are considered to be micro-fiction.
How to enter the 500 word writing contest?
Write a 500 word fictional story on any subject. Use exactly 500 words. The title does not count towards the 500 word count. One entry per person. New entries only. No Poetry. 500 words exactly. The winners will be selected by the FanStory.com Contest Committee. A winner will be announced approximately one to two weeks after the deadline passes.
Where are the 500 words on Radio 2?
Radio 2’s short story-writing competition for kids, in association with Oxford University Press. Find out which stories beat the competition in the 10th 500 Words Grand Final. Dive into the amazing stories which have made it through to the final round this year.
Who was the winner of the 53 word story contest?
Our winning story was written by Paul Adam Short of Newcastle upon Tyne, England My mouth tingles from the grape ChapStick smudge her lips have pressed on to mine. She thinks I’m blushing as I cover my face.
Can you write a 500 word fiction story?
Write a 500 word fictional story on any subject. Use exactly 500 words. The title does not count towards the 500 word count. One entry per person. New entries only. No Poetry. 500 words exactly.