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Writers Wanted. Over $3000 up for grabs for students

Monday, 12 August 2013 09:39

Entry is now open in the 2013 Schools Writing Competition. Students all over Australia are invited to enter their short stories OR poems, and battle it out for the great cash and prizes on offer.

There is no theme! Entrants are encouraged to let their imaginations run wild to write on any topic and in any style. Students from all grades are welcome to enter - Prep to Grade 12.

Entry is free and all entries must be in by September 13, 2013.

“We are very excited to be sponsoring this competition,” stated Julia Woods, Managing Editor for Write4Fun.

“Reading and writing seem to be taking a back seat these days to computers, smart phones and other evolving technology! Our hope is that competitions such as these inspire the students to be creative with words once more and have fun doing it!"

There is a 500 word limit for short stories and 16 lines maximum for poems.

Entries must be in by Friday 13th September 2013.

Divisions:Â Poetry & Short Story


1st $1,000 cash and a choice of a:
* Xbox 360 + a 16GB Apple Ipod Touch
* Xbox One
* Playstation 4

2nd $250 + Write4fun Gift Pack

3rd $150 + Write4fun Gift Pack

15 x Finalists Write4fun Gift Pack

One talented writer in each division (poetry & short story) will receive $1,000 as First Prize (with $500 going to the winning school and $500 to the student) plus the choice of either;
A Xbox 360 and an Apple iPod Touch 16GB or Xbox One or A Playstation 4 (expected for release in November 2013).

ENTER online at, via email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , via post P.O Box 2734 Nerang DC Qld 4211 or via fax 07 5574 3644.


Julia Woods
Managing Editor
07 5574 3622
07 5574 3644 (fax)
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