Heart racing... sweaty palms... dilated pupils... hairs on the back of your neck stand up... Hunted: Outrun. Outlast. Outwit.
Get your students' gripped with writing as they create their own thriller in just 100 words.
Tension and suspense will have their writing leaping off the page as they enjoy creating their piece inspired by one the enclosed 8 story starters. Your students can interpret them as they wish to, using any time period and narrative techniques they’d like.
There's a fantastic video that introduces your students to the activity in just 1 minute! It's guaranteed to create a buzz in your classroom… let the hunt begin!
To make sure your entries are valid, please follow the rules listed below:
Only one entry per student; there is no limit to the number of entries per school.
Independent entrants are welcome, please provide your full postal address rather than the school's details.
Stories can be written on the entry form or an A4 sheet of paper.
Stories must be your students' own work and must not exceed 100 words.
Ensure that all students include their name and age on their entries.
If you are unsure on any rules or have any queries, please don't hesitate to Contact Us.
£500 resource voucher and the Young Writers’ Award of Excellence
4 x £250 National Book Tokens
We provide a complimentary copy to every school that takes part too!
Our favourite 5 writers will each win £100, a set of Noughts & Crosses by Malorie Blackman & the Young Writers' Award of Excellence.
Pupil winners will be chosen from entries received in the Autumn Term 2019.