CLARE’S young people are being urged to show they have the write stuff by getting involved in a new county-wide competition. Clare County Library have launched a creative writing competition for children and teenagers.
“With schools currently closed and students working remotely on assignments set by teachers Clare County Library would like to offer a different type of exercise to children and teenagers aged between 7 and 15 who like to write stories,” explained a spokesperson.
To enter, all you have to do is write a story up to 700 words based on ‘County Clare 2020: A Day in My Life’. Entries must be in before 12 noon on May 12.
All entrants are asked to type their name and age at the end of their story and email their entry to firstname.lastname@example.org When sending entries include the words Creative Writing Competition as the email subject.
The shortlisted and winning entries will be posted on www.clarelibrary.ie on June 3 and posting of prizes will follow. The competition is open to children and teenagers living in Clare only.This writing competition is one of a range of activities by Clare County Council that is part of the government’s In This Together campaign.