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Hi20:20 Media Partners
Wycombe Sound media partners for Hi2020 Short Story Competition
Hertforshire life media paertner for Hi2020 Short Story competition for new writers
Hi20:20 Literacy Partners
Chorleywood Bookshop Literary Partner supporting Happy London Press


Short Story Competition

Hello to All

...budding authors who would love the chance to get their story published in a beautiful illustrated hardback book.

If you are an unpublished writer - we have three special categories;

• Three County Challenge (Bucks, Herts & London)

• UK Challenge ( British isles and Northern Ireland)

• 11yrs - 18 yrs Challenge (UK- British Isles and Northern Ireland)
(must be authorised by guardian or parent)


Have a go at writing an original story of between 1000 up to 1500 words (in English). Then choose a topic below and get penning.
The deadline we have just extended it to 20th July 5pm.


  1. • Adventure/travel

  2. • Thriller/Dark

  3. • Romance

  4. • Science/Fantasy


PRIZES : 20 winners
& get published and go on radio

To help you write a really great story - have a look at our Brand New BookaZine - How to write short stories. Its chocker block full of helpful tips and excersises.
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