july, 2020

30jul1:00 am1:00 amFree to enter!Ten Stories to Make a Difference CompetitionInternational Entry Fee: Free ,
Max word count: 3,000 ,
Top Prize: £500 ,

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Ten Stories to Make a Difference Competition

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The Ten Stories to Make a Difference Competition is open until July 30, 2020.

In January 2021, Pop Up Projects celebrates 10 years of transforming children’s lives through literature. To mark this occasion, they’re commissioning and publishing Ten Stories to Make a Difference: ten original short stories (750 – 3,000 words) for young readers by ten writers and ten illustrators exploring or touching on the theme of difference in some way.

Entrants must be under 26 years old at the time of submission date.

Pop Up will pick three winning entries to take forward. Each winning entrant will receive £500, be matched with a published children’s illustrator, who will illustrate their story, get time with a publishing editor and art director to perfect their story, be published in a short print run, and receive 10 copies of their book, and feature in a promotional campaign as well as at Pop Up’s 10th birthday party.

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