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Celebrate Reading Children's Festival with our Short Story Competition

Saturday 11th May 09:00 - Sunday 2nd June 17:00 at Reading - Broad Street

In celebration of Reading Children's Festival, which runs from Saturday 11 May until Sunday 2 June, we are running our annual Waterstones Reading short story competition.

Calling all budding authors – why not try your hand at our short story competition? You could win a £10 Waterstones voucher!

There are two age categories: 5-12 years with a 250 word limit and 13-19 years with a 500 word limit.

There are no restrictions on topic, theme or style – so let your imagination run wild and the ink flow!

Entries can be emailed to events.reading@waterstones.com or handed in to a bookseller at Waterstones Reading Broad Street.

Please write your name, age and contact details on each entry.

Good luck!

Reading - Broad Street Waterstones, Reading - Broad Street
Saturday 11th May 09:00 - Sunday 2nd June 17:00

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