March 19, 2014

RTÉ Guide and Puffin Children’s Short Story Competition

Are you the next Shakespeare? Well you don’t have to be, but all budding authors between seven and 18 are invited to enter the RTÉ Guide and Puffin Children’s Short Story Competition.


There are three age categories :

7-10 years old: up to 400 words, with a picture if you want!

11-14 years old: up to 750 words

15-18 years old: up to 1000 words.

Entries can be emailed to with RTÉ Guide/Puffin Children’s Short Story Competition in the subject line.

Alternatively you can post your entry to RTÉ Guide/Puffin Children’s Short Story Competition, PO Box 1480, RTÉ, Donnybrook, Dublin 4.

The closing date is 5.00pm on April 11, 2014. 

You can write about any topic you wish so get your thinking caps on and get writing!


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