Welcome to 247tales, the online writing competition that challenges you to write short stories using 247 words or fewer.
The prize for the winning story is £75 worth of Bloomsbury Children’s books plus a copy of either The Ultimate Book Guide or The Ultimate Teen Book Guide (depending on age). The winning story will appear on the home page of this website and ten runners-up will receive signed copies of the guest author’s latest book and their stories will appear on the website as well. For full details on the closing date and how to enter visit the RULES section of the website.
You can read the prologue of the guest author’s latest book in our DOWNLOADS section as well as finding out the themes and authors for all the stories this year.