Announcements

Announcing the 2019 BBC National Short Story Award shortlist

It’s that time of year again, folks. The BBC National Short Story Awards are back! Now in its fourteenth year, the BBC NSSA was established to raise the profile of short form writing. It’s one of the most prestigious awards for a single short story, and I’m excited to share the shortlist with you. Selected… Continue reading Announcing the 2019 BBC National Short Story Award shortlist

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BBC Young Writers’ Award // Unspoken by Lottie Mills

This year marks the fourth year of the BBC Young Writers’ Award,which invites all 14 – 18-year-olds living in the United Kingdom to submit short stories of up to 1,000 words. The Award was launched as part of the tenth anniversary celebrations for the BBC National Short Story Award and aims to inspire and encourage… Continue reading BBC Young Writers’ Award // Unspoken by Lottie Mills

Announcements · features

BBC Young Writers’ Award shortlist announcement

The BBC Young Writers’ Award is a short story competition that gives teenage writers aged between 14 and 18 the chance to submit their fiction for the chance to have their story broadcast on BBC Radio 1 and read by a top actor (previous actors have included Sir Ian McKellen and Daisy Ridley). The winner will… Continue reading BBC Young Writers’ Award shortlist announcement

Book Features

The Sunshine Blogger Award

I was nominated for this award by the wonderful Louise @ALittleFoolReads, who thought up some fab questions that I’m excited to answer! Definitely check out Louise’s answers to the tag if you haven’t already. Rules Thank blogger who nominated you in the blog post and link back to their blog. Answer the 11 questions the… Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award

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The Sunshine Blogger Award

Thank you to the lovely Lizzie @StellarKittenBookReviews for nominating me! She writes great reviews so definitely go and check her out! Quick warning: this post contains a major spoiler for The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, so if you haven’t read it please skip #7 of this post. Questions 1-6 and 8-11 contain no spoilers, but question 7 does so… Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award