14th January 2021

50 Word Fiction Competition!

50 Word Fiction Competition!

Think you can write a fantastic story in 50 words? Enter the Scottish Book Trust 50 Word Fiction competition!

The story must also feature a candle, but everything else is entirely up to you!

We will also run a College competition alongside this, where we will announce our own prize winners. So, make sure you email Miss Lapping a copy of your story too! (

All entrants will receive 5 House Points and a College champion will be announced after the closing date on Thursday 26th January.

How to enter?

1. Click here to check out The Scottish Book Trust website for more details and to read previous winning stories
2. Write your 50-word masterpiece featuring a candle
3. Email a copy to Miss Lapping at to enter the school competition and claim your house points
4. Submit your story to the Scottish Book Trust by clicking here