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2019 Book Festival Writing Competition

Put your writing skills to the test this half-term and enter this year's Book Festival Writing Competition.

All you have to do is write a short story (up to 1000 words) from one of Jon Robinson’s prompts below:

“It had been the worst day of my life. It all started when…”

“I’ve got something to tell you,” said Danny excitedly. But you have to promise not to say a word.”

I had just sat down at my desk when I spotted a note had been left for me. I picked it up and read it and my eyes started to widen…”


Please email all entries to Mrs Kesteven at

The closing date is Monday 25th February 2019.

The winning piece will be awarded a prize by Jon Robinson on 8th March 2019.

Good luck!

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