This competition is now closed. Shortlisted entrants can be found here and winning stories will be published by 31st July 2013. Terms and conditions can be found here

Tom Palmer

Are you 13 or under? If so then why not enter our “Pen a Story” writing competition.
There are £500 worth of fantastic pens and prizes to be won from penheaven.co.uk and your story will be published on Words for Life.

Author Tom Palmer writes detective, spy and football stories for Puffin Books. Tom has written an introduction and we would like you to finish the story in 500 words or less:

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Prizes

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The winner will win a fantastic Lamy Studio fountain pen, engraved with their name, plus a large Da Vinci journal.   Your story will be published on Words for Life and you will be interviewed for First News newspaper.

10 runners up will win a selection of 4 fantastic online pens.

Writing tips

Need some tips on story-writing? Tom has written some for you, and there are also ideas for parents on how you can support your children’s writing skills:

Tom Palmer Tom Palmer writes detective, spy and football stories for Puffin Books. His book series include Football Academy, Foul Play and The Squad. He is also the author of Scrum, a rugby novel for kids. Read all his first chapters and more at www.tompalmer.co.uk.

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