Bring your story to life – Competition extended!

Calling all teachers!

How would you like your pupils’ creative writing brought to life by the fabulous art department?

We are inviting our subscribing schools in the UK to get creative with writing.

In return, our talented team of artists will create a story book cover for our favourite entry!

Creative writing brief: 

Write a short story/creative writing piece that involves the characters on a topic of your choice.


Max 400 words.

Email your entry/entries to with the following information:

  • Your school’s name
  • Pupil’s school year 
  • Pupil’s name.

Closing Date: Extended to Friday 19th November


Terms and Conditions:

  • This competition is open to subscribing and trialist schools.
  • Open to children of all years.
  • We will accept all entries up to 400 words.
  • The winning entry will be chosen by our Literacy Producer at on Friday 19th November and notified soon after.
  • The artwork will be supplied in PDF format with the winning entry’s story.
  • The competition winner will agree to be featured in’s City News, City Today and social media (first name, region and year group required).
  • No alternative to the stated prize.