KEGWORTH Bookmark Fiction Competition 2017

Date: 28 02 2017
Entry: FREE

We are seeking 'story' submissions of up to 50 words. The theme of the competition is Kegworth: what do you love about Kegworth? what makes it special? What are your Kegworth memories? Entries can be in any style as long as they fit with the theme.

Submissions will be judged and four winners will have their stories published on a personally illustrated bookmark.

The winning stories will be printed on to bookmarks and distributed around Kegworth.

  • Competition launch: 28th February
  • Competition closing date: 20th April
  • Winners Announced: 3rd May
  • Bookmark distribution launch date: Early May


Entries must be no more than 50 words and can be poetry, fiction or non-fiction.

Entry to Bookmark Fiction is free of charge. and limited to 5 per person

No corrections or alterations can be made after receipt.

Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant.

The competition is open to children and adults - categories: Under 7, 7-10 , 11- 17 and over 18!!

Entries will be read and judged anonymously; entrant's names and contact details should not appear anywhere on their submissions. The submissions must be free of all personal information about the author. This includes age and address.

Email submissions will be acknowledged by email, postal entries by post.

All entrants must agree to have their work published on a bookmark to be distributed around the Kegworth and surrounding areas.

Entry means acceptance of the competition rules and agreement with the competition's Terms and Conditions. Entries that fail to comply with the entry rules and requirements may be disqualified.

Submitting your entry by email

Submissions must be emailed as attachments to with COMPETITION TITLE submission in the subject line. Name, contact number and postal address and category (age) must be in the main body of the email. No identifying information must appear on your attached submission of 50 words. If the email address used to submit to COMPETITION TITLE is not your own, please provide your own email address with your contact details. Entries must be typed in a clear font such as Ariel or Times New Roman and saved as a word document or PDF.

Submitting entries by post or in person

Entries can be delivered to the Kegworth Community Library, Kegworth Parish Council Office , Kegworth Primary School . Entries must be typed on the submission form in A4 with contact details, including name, contact number, address , category (age) and email if you have one, on a separate sheet of paper. No identifying information must be found on the submission of 50 words. If you have any questions about the competition please get in touch with us on

Please complete this form below and attach you 50 words on a separate paper if submitting by paper copy




7-10 years

11 - 17 years



Thank you



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