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Thursday, 25 February 2010

And a competition for older people

Two more free and age restricted competitions –  this time for the over 60s  - organized by Bookbite website - part of Booktrust, the British charity that promotes reading.
The 'Letter I Wish I'd Written'
 Write a letter that you wish you had written to someone in the past in no more than 500 words. You must also submit a paragraph of no more than 50 words explaining how such a letter may have affected your life if you had written it in the past.
Prize: There are 25 prizes of a £100 book token.
My Story
Write a story relating to an event that actually happened in your life in no more than 750 words .Prize: 1st prize – £500 worth of National Book Token gift vouchers; 2nd prize – £350 worth of National Book Token gift vouchers; and 3rd prize – £150 worth of National Book Token gift vouchers..
Deadline for both competitions is March 31 2010
Check out the website for the full rules by clicking on the title of this post.

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