The 2023 Young Writers’ Flash Fiction Competition has now closed for entries – watch this space for news of this year’s winners and the ceremony at Exeter Custom House.
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For a third year, Quay Words’ successful competition invited young writers aged 10-18 to write a piece of short or ‘flash’ fiction: up to 250 words for those aged 14–18 and up to 500 words for those aged 10–14. We continued the theme of Trading Places, which fits so well with the trading heritage of…
Announcing the winners of the Quay Words Trading Places Flash Fiction competition 2022After judging a large number of fantastic entries from across the South West, Literature Works is pleased to announce the six winners of the Quay Words Trading Places Flash Fiction Competition 2022. Their prizes will be presented at Exeter Custom House on Saturday…
Did you know Exeter Custom House is also a hub for young writers? There are lots of ways you can get involved. Our Trading Places Flash Fiction Competition for ages 10-18 is open now, and we’ve recently extended the deadline to Sunday 27th March. Winning entries will be published in a book celebrating new writing…
Quay Words offers inspirational, place-based creative writing workshops for Key Stage 2 groups at Exeter Custom House.We specially train local writers and practitioners to run immersive and interactive half day workshops inspired by this unique, historic building and its Exeter Quayside setting. The children are supported to explore, create, and believe in themselves as writers….