Little Did I Know... competition

Spark your imagination!

 

Do you have a big enough imagination and the writing skills to be the new JK Rowling, Roald Dahl or David Walliams? Then we want you to get creative!

We’re searching for the best-selling authors of the future with our competition, Little did I know…

Turn your big ideas into tall tales of no more than 500 words, starting with the phrase 'Little did I know…'

All entries will be judged by some of the leading North East figures from the literary world, including: 

  • Sheila Graber, award-winning Paddington Bear and Rudyard Kipling animator
  • Stuart Trotter, Rupert Bear illustrator and the owner of Rockpool Children’s Books
  • Jessica Shepherd, whose celebrated Grandma books have been praised for helping children understand dementia
  • Liz Million, prolific Darlington-based author and illustrator
  • Peter Barron, children’s author and Darlington Building Society literacy ambassador

Click here to find out more about how the competition works (including prizes!)