February 2014 will see students grade 4 - 8 from Avalon Private School (South Africa) compete for the top 12 spots to gain entry into the exclusive creative writing contest, where the winner will be rewarded the prize of an ebook package for publication.
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Week one: Sponsors and entries.
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Exciting news for Avalon Students. We are launching a creative writing contest this year. At the end of 2014 one of you will become a published author. The prize is not just any published package, it is a huge step into a rewarding future for you.
Your piece must be handed to the offices of Mrs de Bruyn no later than 21 March 2014.
Entries can be handwritten, or typed out and printed.
Please include your name, surname, grade and email address please.
(for those who do not have access to a computer arrangements can be made through Mrs de Bruyn)
Dont forget to add the title of your story on the cover page.
Egample: A4 Cover page, double spacing
Only the top 12 students go onto the final round.
Check your spelling.
Envision the scene.
Colourful Characters and world building.
Follow the blog for exclusive tips throughout the contest.
For more information feel free to email Carlyle Labuschagne
Carlyle Labuschagne is an award winning South African author working her way into the hearts of international readers .