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Wild about Writing Tip 6: Fantastic Finish

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There are just TWO DAYS left to enter Wild About Writing! So this week, my final writing tip for you all is on how to give your story a FANTASTIC FINISH!

 

These tips are for anyone entering my Wild About Writing creative writing competition which I’m bringing to you in partnership with Blackwell’s Bookshop and Hachette Children’s Group.

It’s open to 7-12 year olds and the first prize is £500 worth of books for the winning child’s school or public library. The winner will also receive a virtual visit to the school by me (as well as a selection of my books), a printed version of the wining story with a designed cover, and an invitation to a virtual prize-giving ceremony. 19 runners-up will receive a signed copy of ‘The Last Wild’ and a £10 Blackwell’s Gift Card.

Just take a look at the story starter paragraph introduced in this video from me, and then write a fictional short story of no more than 1,000 words. Submit your entry by 13th September 2020.

Happy writing and good luck! The winner will be announced in October..

For full details of this competition, please visit the competition website: www.hachettechildrens.co.uk/wildaboutwriting

Wild About Writing Tip 5: Super Stories!

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Just two weeks left to enter Wild About Writing! This penultimate week my tip is about how to write a longer story than you might normally…how to write a SUPER STORY!

 

These tips are for anyone entering my Wild About Writing creative writing competition which I’m bringing to you in partnership with Blackwell’s Bookshop and Hachette Children’s Group.

It’s open to 7-12 year olds and the first prize is £500 worth of books for the winning child’s school or public library. The winner will also receive a virtual visit to the school by me (as well as a selection of my books), a printed version of the wining story with a designed cover, and an invitation to a virtual prize-giving ceremony. 19 runners-up will receive a signed copy of ‘The Last Wild’ and a £10 Blackwell’s Gift Card.

Just take a look at the story starter paragraph introduced in this video from me, and then write a fictional short story of no more than 1,000 words. Submit your entry by 13th September 2020.

Happy writing and good luck!

For full details of this competition, please visit the competition website: www.hachettechildrens.co.uk/wildaboutwriting

Wild About Writing Tip 3: Exciting Events

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This week my writing tip is on how to fill your story with EXCITING EVENTS, that keep the reader turning the page…

These tips are for anyone entering my #WildaboutWriting creative writing competition which I’m bringing to you in partnership with Blackwell’s Bookshop and Hachette Children’s Group.
It’s open to 7-12 year olds and the first prize is £500 worth of books for the winning child’s school or public library. The winner will also receive a virtual visit to the school by me (as well as a selection of his books), a printed version of the wining story with a designed cover, and an invitation to a virtual prize-giving ceremony. 19 runners-up will receive a signed copy of ‘The Last Wild’ and a £10 Blackwell’s Gift Card.
Just take a look at the story starter paragraph introduced in this video from me, and then write a fictional short story of no more than 1,000 words. Submit your entry by 13th September 2020.
Happy writing and good luck!
For full details of this competition, please visit the competition website: www.hachettechildrens.co.uk/wildaboutwriting
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Wild About Writing Tip 2: Creating Cool Characters

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It’s Week 2 of my #WildAboutWriting competition with Blackwell’s and Hachette Children’s. Here’s my second writing tip for every 7-12 year old trying to win £500 of books for their school library. Today I’m giving some advice on how to create Cool Characters – that spring to life on the page, keep you reading and linger in the memory after you’ve finished..