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Aspiring children’s writers – enter this competition for a chance to get published

By Pathways

Pop Up Projects is running a competition giving 3 emerging children’s authors the chance to have their short story illustrated and published as part of their 10th birthday celebration.

About the Project: To celebrate their 10th birthday, Pop Up Projects is publishing 10 short stories for young readers.

5 of these will be created by famous writers paired with emerging illustrators, and 5 will be created by famous illustrators paired with emerging writers. 


  • Winners will see their work published, promoted and illustrated by a famous illustrator
  • They will also receive a fee of £500
  • special high-quality editions of each publication will be created and auctioned off as part of a major promotional campaign

Deadline: Send in your story by Friday 31 July

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