YOUNG WRITER COMPETITION 2018 - A Different Perspective

Calling all Young Writers.........Have your keyboard or pen at the ready for the National Rotary Young Writer competition.


ENTER NOW deadline 30th November 2018

Task    

To produce a written or typed story in prose entitled, ‘A Different Perspective’. The written entry could be fiction or non-fiction, a story or a poem, as long as the piece relates to the theme. Questions have been asked about spelling and although this is not an issue the only advice to be given are that judges of this competition have made comment upon spelling in the past.

An A4 page or up to 500 hundred words is a suggested suitable submission.

The Three Stages of the Competition

Local Heats

Organised by local Rotary clubs. Age group winners of local heats are entered into a district competition.


District Finals

Age group winners of district competitions are entered into the national final.

National Final  

Winners of the District Finals will be submitted to the Rotary National Final judges on or before Saturday, 6th April 2019.  The winner will be notified after this date.


Judges

With appropriate skills, appointed by Rotary, will apply the judging criteria below.

Judging Criteria          
Judges will consider imagination relative to the subject; ability to engage interest and ability to be consistent in the power of argument.

Only in exceptional circumstance, at the sole discretion of the competition organiser, will correspondence or discussions be entered into following a competition by the competition organiser.

Prizes 

At all stages of the competition, competitors will receive a certificate of participation.

The national winners will receive appropriate awards.

FULL INFORMATION PACK HERE

ENTER NOW deadline 30th November 2018

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