Posted 12/03/2021

Creative Writing Competition: 500 Words

Are you an aspiring young author aged between 8 and 16? Submit a piece of creative writing of no more than 500 words and your story could be showcased in HOME Magazine and be read by thousands of people!


1. Write a creative piece on a theme of your choosing no longer than 500 words
2. Choose your age category (8-11 or 12-16 years)
3. Add your details: full name, age and address and a contact number
4. Send your entry to us:

Digital entries can be sent to Resident Involvement and Community Development Team at
You can also post hard copies to: RICD Team, Pilgrim House, High Street, Billericay, Essex, CM12 9XY

Deadline: 26 March 2021


We want to read your most creative piece of writing! This is a unique opportunity to showcase your storytelling and imagination and get noticed.
You will be judged on creative flow, unique writing style, descriptive language, grammar, punctuation of course keeping within the word count.

If you need further information about this competition please contact William Oldham
(Community Development Officer) on 01277 844242 / 07872033403.