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Let’s Write! 2018 – starting 1st January 2018

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Annual creative writing contest Let’s Write! is back in 2018!

Contest starts: 1st January 2018

Story submission date: 3rd April 2018

Registration:

SCHOOL REGISTRATION

INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION

In 2018 people in Czech Republic celebrate 100 years of Czech and Slovak history. Let’s Write! celebrates too! Write a short story based on one of these suggestions:

No 1:

You find an old photograph at your grandmother’s cottage. Suddenly the room starts to disappear and you find yourself in the photograph. It’s the year 1918. Write a short story about what happens next.

No 2:

It’s an early August morning in 1968. You’ve been awakened by a loud rumbling outside your house. You go to the window and see tanks rolling down the street. Write a story about what happens next.

No 3:

Czechoslovakia was founded in 1918. Imagine you were in the room with Masaryk, Beneš and Štefánik and part of the discussions about what the new country should be like. Write a short story about the experience.

No 4:

You look down at your grandfather’s old watch and suddenly, the hands start to turn wildly. You find yourself transported to a key moment in Czech history. Write a story about what happens.

No 5:

Write a short story starting with ‘On my 100th birthday…’

No 6:

Imagine Masaryk and his wife travel in time to the modern-day Czech Republic. As they walk the streets of Prague, what would they think? Write a short story about their experience, feelings and observations of contemporary Czech life.

No 7:

Write a short story starting with ‘I woke up, looked at the calendar and realized I’d been sleeping for 100 years’s.

All entries (stories) has to be uploaded to Class Acts by 3rd April. To upload your story go to letswrite.cz (the upload feature will be ready for you in mid February). All stories should be written on pc; if  your story is hand written please scan it. Upload format: pdf.

For more information about how it works and rules go here.

Download your poster: lets-write-2018-poster

What is Let’s Write!

Creative writing competition is here to support children’s creativity, fantasy as well as English writing and language skills. Each child should write a short story in English on given topic and send it to Class Acts no later then 3rd April 2018 (upload at letswrite.cz). Children should write the stories themselves. All entries (stories) will be judged by Class Acts judges. Winners will be announced in autumn. All stories will be published in e-book.

Who can sign up: 

  • all children from 6 years old – you can sing up as individual or through your school. Children are divided into 6 age groups.
  • Information about school participation and how to please contact tereza@classacts.cz.

Do you want to learn how to write a short story?

Class Acts presents creative writing workshop: How to write a story

When: 22nd January, from 10am

Where: Riverside School, M. Horákové 116/109, 160 00 Praha 6, 3rd floor

(https://goo.gl/maps/WLCvVQetde62)

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