Young Writers' Annual Showcase 2022 |
Creative Writing Competition

All Ages

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Inspire 4-18 year-olds to showcase their best piece of work!

All 4- 18 year-olds are invited to take part in the Young Writers’ 2022 Annual Showcase
which celebrates all styles of creative writing up to 1,000 words!

By entering Young Writers’ Annual Showcase 2022, entrants have the chance to be published in a real book and every entrant receives a bookmark to thank them for taking part. Writers selected for publication also receive a special Annual Showcase certificate.

It's a fantastic way for your child to pick the piece of work they are most proud of writing this academic year. However, should they want to write a new piece of work to enter they are more than welcome to.

Here are some ideas to inspire a new piece of work...

  • Poem
  • Story
  • Play
  • TV or Movie Script
  • Essay
  • Memoir
  • Speech
  • Song Lyrics
  • Blog
  • Letter
  • Article
  • Journal /Diary

The Young Writers' Annual Showcase 2022 has a 1,000-word limit, so let your child's talent shine!



To make sure your entries are valid, please follow the rules listed below:

  • Only one entry per person

  • Entrants must be aged between 4-18 at the time of entering and live in the UK

  • Can choose best piece of work they have written this academic year OR write new piece

  • 1,000 word limit

  • The entrant's name, age and full UK postal address must be included with their entry

  • Entries can be a photocopy, typed, handwritten or scribed by an adult

  • All genres and styles of writing are welcome to be submitted

  • Work entered into the showcase will be considered for publication in the Young Writers' Annual Showcase 2022

  • The entry must be the entrant's own original work

  • The work must not have been published before

If you are unsure on any rules or have any queries, please don't hesitate to Contact Us.


Young Writers' Annual Showcase 2022 Prize

A winner in each age category will be chosen once the showcase is published in winter 2022: 

  • 4 year-olds
  • 5-7 year-olds
  • 8-11 year-olds
  • 12-15 year-olds
  • 16-18 year-olds

Each winner will receive £100 and a trophy.

Closing Date: Monday 19th September 2022