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There are many benefits for writers in entering short story competitions, Catherine says, including, of course, the substantial prize money.

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And of course, many writers find real motivation in having to work to a deadline. The official entry form can be found on the Friends of the Turnbull Library website where there are also more details about the competition. We can't wait to see how young minds will create new and stimulating ways of looking at our past, present, and future using the Turnbull collections! Booktrust has a range of tips for teenage writers along with lists of books for all ages. The aim is to celebrate the centenary of Alexander Turnbull and his remarkable legacy. Entries to the Sargeson Prize will open on 1 April and close on 30 June For established writers it also provides valuable publicity and recognition. Creative writing in the classroom: Five top tips for teachers — insightful tips here from English teacher Alan Gillespie. Includes a random prompt button. All entries must be attached as a pdf or Word attachment to the official entry form, which can be found on the Friends of the Turnbull Library website where you can also find more details about the competition. How to win a creative writing competition — top tips — author Joe Craig's tips for young writers on how to avoid common creative writing pitfalls and stand out from the crowd.

Where to find images To help the writing process, we've developed this set of images from the Turnbull Library collections.

When he died, Alexander Turnbull gifted his collection including 55, books! The aim is to celebrate the centenary of Alexander Turnbull and his remarkable legacy.

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March 4th, By Dylan Owen Would your secondary students like to enter an exciting creative writing competition? Booktrust has a range of tips for teenage writers along with lists of books for all ages. Pull the plug, cut off the juice, let the batteries die.

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He collected art, artefacts, clothes, coins, maps, photographs, and books — especially books about New Zealand and the Pacific. Creative writing in the classroom: Five top tips for teachers — insightful tips here from English teacher Alan Gillespie. For a second year, the Friends of the Turnbull Library are running the Smart Alex creative writing competition. We want this tantalising selection to bring student creativity and imagination to life. Alternatively, students can search online to discover something in the collections that will inspire them. All entries must be attached as a pdf or Word attachment to the official entry form, which can be found on the Friends of the Turnbull Library website where you can also find more details about the competition. For established writers it also provides valuable publicity and recognition. And when in doubt, tell a story. Get your students to enter now The competition opens 4 March , and final entries must be received no later than 5pm Sunday 21 July Other ways to inspire your students Here are some other ways teachers and authors have tackled and inspired the creative writing process within their students. The aim is to celebrate the centenary of Alexander Turnbull and his remarkable legacy. He wasn't a hoarder, he was a book hunter, and his passion for collecting books about us turned into something quite extraordinary. Here are some posters to promote the competition in your school:. It also includes secondary home-educated students.

For Years 9—10, the word limit is words, or up to 3 A4 pages if including illustrations. How to win a creative writing competition — top tips — author Joe Craig's tips for young writers on how to avoid common creative writing pitfalls and stand out from the crowd.

And of course, many writers find real motivation in having to work to a deadline.

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