Story writing competitions for adults

Write 1000 words and win!

Enter this short story competition for children and young adults if you live in South Africa!

Random House Struik is running a children’s and young adult short story competition, with James Patterson as their inspiration.

Patterson, who is passionate about encouraging children to read, writes a range of books for young readers. He was voted Author of the Year in 2010 at the Children’s Choice Book Awards in New York.

Children and young adults living in South Africa can win R5 000 and books for their school library to the value of R10 000.

There are two categories - one for children between the ages of 9 and 12, and another for young adults between the ages of 13 and 17.

Category 1: Children 9-12 years

Category 2: Young Adults 13-17 years

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