Young Scot

Submit: Create A 50 Word Story at Scottish Book Trust

Earn 100 pts
Learn and Grow

Can you write a story in just 50 words? In this monthly competition from Scottish Book Trust, they will provide a prompt to get you started, but where the story goes from there is entirely up to you!

The competition includes four categories:

  • adult writers 18+.
  • all-age Gaelic writers.
  • young writers 5-11.
  • young writers 12-18.

The entries will be judged by a panel and the four winning stories will be published on their website roughly two weeks after the closing date. A prize will be awarded to a writer in each category.

Previous categories have included to write a story featuring buttons, a suitcase and a subway.

Find out more information and view this months category.

You will receive your points code after submitting your 50 word story!

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    About Scottish Book Trust

    We are a national charity bringing the benefits of reading and writing to everyone in Scotland.

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