Final chapter for story writers
THERE is less than one week to go to send in your entries to The Comet s short story competition. So far we have had a great response from readers whose entries have been both passionate and intriguing and the pile of entries continues to get larger by th
THERE is less than one week to go to send in your entries to The Comet's short story competition.
So far we have had a great response from readers whose entries have been both passionate and intriguing and the pile of entries continues to get larger by the day.
The deadline for entries is 5.30pm on July 11 and the stories will be judged three days later by a panel which includes international best-selling author Ken Follett.
Remember, there are two categories - under 16s, over 16s - and the winners will receive book tokens from Ottakar's and a collection of books courtesy of Bloomsbury Publishing.
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Entering our competition, which is in association with 1book4stevenage, could not be easier.
To be in with a chance of winning all you have to do is write a 400-word thriller set in Stevenage and either email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or send it in the post to Short Story Competition, The Comet, Bank House, Primett Road, Stevenage, SG1 3EE. Don't forget to include which category you are entering.
- 1 Stevenage's annual fireworks display returns on Bonfire Night - November 5
- 2 Closure order granted after drug-related crime and anti-social behaviour
- 3 Multiple cars involved in A1(M) collision
- 4 Victim kicked repeatedly in Hitchin early hours attack
- 5 Box Wood: 42 acres of ancient woodland sold at auction
- 6 5 of the best pumpkin picking locations in Hertfordshire
- 7 Surprise signing Adam Smith happy to get back into training and playing with Stevenage
- 8 Man sentenced for string of sexual offences in Stevenage
- 9 Resident with disabilities 'embarrassed' after council disposes of wheelchair
- 10 Knebworth's Jamie Rutherford lands Tour Championship with dramatic final round
There is not long left now so get writing.