The Buzz Words Short Story Prize is an annual prize awarded to recognise excellence in short story writing for children.
Submit an original short story of up to 1,500 words for children aged 8 to 11 years.
The competition is open to Australian residents.
Entry fee: $10.
Prizes: There is a first prize of $1,000 and second of $500. The next top five entries will be assessed and edited by the competition sponsor, Dianne Bates.
Closing date: Monday 2 September 2019. Now extended to Monday 30 September 2019.
Please visit the Buzz Words Magazine website for more information and to enter.