Magical Story Jars writing competition

Magical Story Jars are hosting a super story writing competition in association with volunteer writing organisation, 'What's Your Story Chorley?'. 

Magical Story Jars writing competition

Would your children like to discover a bed that grew wings and took them on fun-filled adventures to faraway lands?  If they would, then the Magical Story Jars Super Story Writing Competition is just the ticket for them!  

How to enter 

Pen out up to 500 words using Magical Story Jars story starter cards and help them take their imaginations on the adventure of a lifetime. Run in association with What’s Your Story Chorley? festival of words, this is no ordinary creative writing competition. Not only are the organisers interested in children’s words, but they would also love to see their story illustrations. 

There are two age categories – 5 to 10 and 11-13 years. To be in with the chance of winning one of the six prizes up for grabs from the Magical Story Jars range, be sure to submit your entry between Saturday 24th April and the closing date on Sunday 16th May.  

More details 

For full details and FAQ’s visit the Magical Story Jars website where you can also find story ingredients to help spark your child's imagination. 

Check out the poster below along with our FAQ’s and competition guidelines here including details of where to send your entries. 


So, what are you waiting for? Get out your pens, sharpen your pencils and set out on your path to story writing stardom. Happy story making!      

Header Image Credit: Magical Story Jars


Saskia Calliste

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Saskia is the Deputy Editor of Voice and has worked on campaigns such as International Women’s Day, Black History Month, and Anti-Bullying Week. Outside of Voice, Saskia is a published author (Hairvolution) and has guest featured in various other publications (The Women Writers’ Handbook/ Cosmopolitan/ The Highlight). She has a BA in Creative Writing and Journalism and an MA in Publishing. She is a mentor for Women of the World Global, has guest lectured at the University of Roehampton and has led seminars/panel talks on Race, Equality and Diversity. She was a 2022 Guest Judge for Dave (TV Channel) in search of the 'Joke of the Fringe'. She is 27-years-old, based in London, and loves to cook and explore new places in her spare time.

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