The Stable 500 Word Story Competition is open to anyone between 5 and 13 years old and quite simply, all you have to do is write a fantastic story in less than 500 words!

There are two age groups in the 500 Words competition -

one for children aged 5-9, and another for children aged 10-13.

There will be 6 winners. 3 from each age group.

The stories will be judged anonymously by a panel of really excellent people, authors, teachers, parents and kids.

The three best stories from each category will be read live on Facebook and 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will be decided by a public vote.

The winners will have their story published in the new Weston Writers Nights magazine and win Amazon gift vouchers and some one to one sessions with some great local writers.

All the entries will be published in The Stable Book of Children's Stories, which will be published and sold to support our chosen charity of the year.

Entry is open NOW and the closing date is 29th May 2020.

To enter simply email with 500 Word Entry in the subject line


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