SOS Sagas: Hunted 2023 |
Creative Writing Contest

Middle & High

SOS Sagas: Hunted 2023 Video

Heart racing... sweaty palms... dilated pupils... hairs on the back of your neck stand up... Hunted: Outrun. Outlast. Outwit.

SOS Sagas: Hunted is here to get 10-18 year-olds gripped with writing as they create their own thrilling mini saga - a story told in up to 100 words.

We're inviting your child to write an enthralling tale using tension, suspense, and atmosphere. Download the graphic organizer/entry form which includes 8 story story starters. Your child will be buzzing to create their own original mini saga and they could become a published writer, seeing their work in a real book!

Your child can use a story starter or their own ideas - the entry must be your child's own work.

Why Take Part?
🐺 Exciting theme
🌩️ Your child could be published in a real book alongside other 10-18 year-olds nationwide
🤖 Opportunity to win a prize
☣️ Engaging creative writing activity for 10-18 year-olds
💀 Free to enter
🧪 Incredible way to showcase your child's writing talent

We look forward to reading your child's work!



To make sure your entries are valid, please follow the rules listed below:

  • Only one entry per person.

  • This exciting contest is ideal for kids aged 10-18.

  • 100-word limit (extracts are allowed). Titles are not included in the word count but story starters are.

  • Your child's name, age and address must be included on their entry.

  • Your child's entry can be a photocopy, typed, handwritten or scribed by an adult.

  • Your child's entry must be their own original work.

  • USA entrants only.

  • Free to enter.

If you are unsure on any rules or have any queries, please don't hesitate to Contact Us.


SOS Sagas: Hunted 2023 Prize

Our favorite 3 writers will each win a will each win a $50 Amazon gift card.

PLUS every entrant receives a bookmark for taking part. Entrants chosen for publication also receive a certificate.

(Entries will be chosen from those received in Sept-Nov 2023 and prizes awarded the following semester. Independent entrants are eligible for student prizes.)

Closing Date: November 01, 2023