Calling all budding writers and illustrators in Northern Territory
Young Territory Author Awards 2018 is calling all budding writers and illustrators across the Northern Territory to submit their best writing material and or illustration. Anyone under the age of 18 who resides in the Northern Territory at the time of writing the book can submit their best manuscript and have the chance to be crowned as the best Young Territory Author 2018.
Young Territory Author Awards 2018 judges are looking for stories with originality, including creative expression, storytelling, and presentation. Even though the originality of the story - using of original text and original illustrations – is a crucial factor, entrants may seek assistance from a mentor to assist, but only with brainstorming ideas, story structure and final assistance with proofing. You can download the writing tool from this website to guide you with your writing process.
Young Territory Author also looking for the best illustrator in NT
You can write fiction, non-fiction, novels, picture books and anthologies. Please submit your work before 30 June 2018 to City of Darwin Libraries, PO Box 40171 Casuarina NT 0811 with an entry form for each book. You can get the entry form online on this website or get one copy from all 4 libraries in City of Darwin Municipality.
Winners will be announced in August 2018 at a presentation ceremony at Darwin Entertainment Centre. For more information about this event and entry criteria, please go to this website. Let's get writing!