Charmouth Library launches writing competition

CHARMOUTH Library is launching a competition for writers across Dorset and Devon.

Writers are being invited to take on the challenging task of submitting a complete stories in just 50 words.

Entries will be considered by five top judges, including two national journalists; one who has written extensively for the BBC and independent television programmes; an independent TV producer; and one who worked with Chris Evans on his ‘500 Words’ competition on BBC Radio 2. 

The competition is being organised by Charmouth Library, supported by Charmouth Primary School and Charmouth Traders.

Entry costs just £2 per person and cash prizes of £50, £20 and £10 will be awarded in three age categories – under 12, 12 to 18 and over 18. The closing date for entries in September 30.

Entry forms and rules are available from local outlets in Charmouth or online at

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Francesca grew up in Lyme Regis and has worked in community journalism in the area since 2011, having gained a First Class Honours degree in journalism and her NCTJ qualifications at Southampton Solent University.

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