Category Archives: Wednesday Lunchtimes

Young Movellist of the Year

From the Reading Agency Are you a young writer aged 13 – 19? Win a publishing contract with Random House, plus a £2000 advance We are pleased to announce that the SONY Young Movellist of the Year Competition is here! … Continue reading

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The 50 Word Fiction Competition

Every month, Scottish Book Trust challenges people to write a story in only 50 words. You get a picture or music or other activity to give you ideas and off you go. There are prizes each month too! Check it … Continue reading

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Storywriting Competitions

Just in case you get some writing done over the holidays, there are some competitions you might want to enter. The Herald Storywriting Competition Deadline is 14th January 2013. Maximum of 1000 words for authors aged 13-17. Feel free to … Continue reading

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Young Writers Conference 2012

Who: anyone between 14 – 17 who loves writing When: Saturday 1st December, 10.00am – 4.15pm Where: The Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow G3 7DN. Tickets: £6, must be booked in advance More details from Scottish Book Trust.  

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Pushkin Prizes

From the Pushkin Prizes website The Pushkin Prizes began when some of Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin’s descendants, together with lovers of his work, gathered together in 1987 to mark the 150th anniversary of his death. Lady Butter, inspired to perpetuate her … Continue reading

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Young Human Rights Reporter Competition (Amnesty International)

Competition information from the Amnesty Website Articles can be about any human rights issue the reporter feels passionately about. We’re looking for interesting, well-written articles that show what the student thinks about the issue. Articles can be up to 500 … Continue reading

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The return of V Campbell

Author, V Campbell, returned to Our Lady’s to talk to 1st year pupils about her novel, Viking Gold, and about how she came to write it. Victoria also spoke about the Vikings and showed off her replica armour and weapons. … Continue reading

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Munion Challenge: Bobfin strikes again

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Challenge: 5th September

This week’s Challenge is to write a short scene using all the cultures of the people and creatures of the Sneezing Mountains. Deadline: September 12th Word limit: 1000 words Either post to the blog or bring along on Wednesday lunchtime.

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Land of the sneezing mountains

The Creative Writing Club met today for the first time this term and started work on a land suitable for a role playing game. Here’s a taster of today’s insane conversation. We started with Debbie’s brilliant idea of Sneezing Mountains … Continue reading

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