Competition deadline: 25th May 2022
Otters: these adorable cuddly creatures are a valuable member of the Irish ecosystem. This year, Cork Nature Network are honoring this special creature with a short story contest in celebration of World Otter Day.
If you fancy yourself to be a wordsmith, then here is your chance. Submit a short story that is original, suitable for young audience and features Otters as the main subject. The best shortlisted stories are in with a chance to be published in the Cork Nature Network channels. The top 5 entries will also get published as a collection of short stories in eBook format. The proceeds from this eBook will go towards the Cork Nature Networks conservation efforts.
Terms & Conditions
1. Entries must be original and free of plagiarism
2. Word count cannot exceed 2500 words
3. Stories must be suitable for young readers
4. Entries must be submitted before 25th May 2022
5. Entries must be in word format and should contain the author contact details, preferred pen name if any and a short profile about the author.
6. By submitting an entry, the author provides Cork Nature network permission to publish the story in their social platforms and digital/print publications without any financial commitments.
7. Any revenue generated from the publication of the stories will go towards the Cork Nature Networks environment conservation initiatives.
8. Authors of each story will be fully recognized for their work and will be credited in any form of publication.
Please send your entries in word format or PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org