SOS Sagas: Missing |
Creative Writing Contest

Middle & High

SOS Sagas: Missing Video

Where do lost things go? How can someone vanish without a trace? Will your young writer hide, or will they be the seeker?

These are just some of the questions your child will consider as they write an enthralling tale using tension, suspense, and atmosphere for SOS: Missing. The story starters will kick-start ideas and get their imagination firing!

Why Take Part?
💥 Engaging way to practice constrained writing
💥 Story starters and examples to inspire ideas
💥 Exciting theme open to interpretation to inspire your child (ideal for 10-18 year-olds)
💥 Your child could be published in a real book
💥 Great prizes to be won!
💥 Free to enter

Will your young writer find the key to writing a thrilling tale? We look forward to reading their work!

Entries need to reach us by December 22, 2023.



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

  • Only one entry per person.

  • Please ensure your child's name, age and full address are included on their entry.

  • The mini saga must be told in no more than 100 words (the title isn't included in this).

  • Independent entries are eligible for student prizes.

  • Story starters are optional but if used must be included in your child's word count.

  • The mini saga can be on the entry form or a sheet of paper or typed.

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

  • US 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: Missing Prize

Our favorite 3 writers 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.

(Winners will be chosen from the entries received in Nov-Dec 2023 and prizes awarded the following semester. Independent entrants are eligible to win.)

Closing Date: December 22, 2023