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Think It, Ink It!

Writing competition for primary and high school students

Three sections to choose from. Enter all or choose one.

Write a short story

Design a book cover and write a blurb

Create a poster

Competition Details


Theme 1 linked to the CBCA Book Week 2021
Theme 2 Environmental

Key Dates

Open dates 1 Feb
Closes dates (End of term)


Each finalist and their school receives a copy of their work in a published book. The Overall winner for 2021 wins a workshop classroom session to create a book with a LittLescribe author.


Shortlist announced at the mini-writing Festival in July 2021. The winner to be announced during Book week in August 2021.

Awards Entry Requirements

  • All entrants to the Littlescribe Pty Ltd Ink It Think It Competition must be current active primary or high school students in Australia.
  • The work must be submitted prior to the date and time nominated
  • Must be the original work of the student.
  • Students must provide a work of creative writing at a maximum of 2 A4 pages. Note if typing your pages the font size must be Arial and size 14 or larger for printing.
  • All students must give permission for the works provided to be used by Littlescribe and for publications and any future promotion of the writer’s award.
  • To enter upload your work sign up for free to Littlescribe and upload your pages on the Littlescribe platform as directed.

Sample Book Cover & Blurb

Sample Poster and Short Story