Friendship – Write About It!

Here’s a great competition for girls aged 11 to 18. It might seem a scary idea to write something and send it off to be judged, but it’s a great thing to do regardless of winning!


If you think friends are worth shouting about, here’s your chance!  This writing competition is for girls ages 11-13, 14-16, and 17-18.  The story is to be fictional – the maximum length is 1000 words – the deadline is Friday 3rd July 2015 – and the theme is


So why not give it a go – all the details can be found here – and be sure to let us know how you get on!

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Author: benjaminscottauthor

Benjamin Scott teaches creative writing to a range of schools, groups and organisations (which have included the Oxford University Continuing Education Department and Swanwick, the Writers’ Summer School). He reviews for Carousel, the specialist children's book magazine, as well as pursuing his own writing and giving freelance editorial advice. He is the author of five Star Fighters books (2, 4, 6, 7 and 9) published under the name Max Chase and published by Bloomsbury Books. As the series’ lead-author, Benjamin loves going into schools to share these exciting space-adventures - inspiring pupils to read more and to write for fun. He is also the ghost-author of three books in another popular and long-running series for children. He is currently working on a Young Adult fantasy novel with his agent Gillie Russell. Website and Twitter: and @Benjamin_Scott

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