The RTÉ Guide/Puffin Young People’s Short Story Competition
Do you like writing stories? Now is your chance to enter this super competition!
Age: 7-10 years old- up to 400 words (with a picture if you like)
Age: 11-14 years old- up to 750 words
Each category winner has their story published in the RTÉ Guide. They also win a Kindle E-Reader and a hamper of books worth 50 euro. Runners -up also receive a hamper of books. Winners and runners-up & their parents will be invited to an awards ceremony in RTÉ and to take a tour of some of the sets.
How to enter:
- All entries must have your name, age, address, email and phone number
- Postal entries must be signed by parents/guardians, along with contact details
- Email entries must include parent’s/guardians name and contact details
- Entries can be sent by post or by email.
- Closing date is Friday, April 17th
- Email entries may be sent to email@example.com ,with RTÉ Guide/Young People’s Short Story Competition in the subject line
- Postal entries may be sent to: RTÉ Guide/Young People’s Short Story Competition, PO Box 1480, RTÉ, Donneybrook, Dublin 4.
- You can also save your story and give it to Orlagh at school and she will send it in for you, provided you have parent /guardian details on the entry. It must be finished and ready to be posted by Monday, April 13th.
- More details can be found at www.facebook.com/rteguide
Our school website:
We can publish some of the stories here on the school website. If you would like the chance to have your story on the school website, give it to Orlagh on the first day back at school (Monday, April 13th). Or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Good luck! I’m looking forward to reading those stories!