Write a Book in a Day is a creative and challenging team competition for adult writing groups and students in years 5 to 12.
Teams of up to ten have just twelve hours to write and illustrate a book from start to finish. To make it even more fun, unique parameters must be included in the story. Completed books are donated to children in hospitals all across Australia.
All books must be written within a consecutive 12-hour period (one day) during the competition period, which runs from 1 June to 31 August.
Writing and illustrating is to commence no earlier than 8 am and finish no later than 8 pm on the selected writing date.
Books must be uploaded to the website as a PDF file and as plain text by 8 pm on your chosen writing day. A bound hard-copy version of the book must be mailed on the next business day.
For more information about how to get involved, visit the Write a Book in a Day website.