WA Writing for Life 2017

DonateLife WA Young Writers Micro Fiction Competition is here!

Writing for Life is a micro-fiction writing competition that sets out to make a difference in the lives of hundreds of Western Australians who wait and wish for a second chance at life through organ and tissue donation, by raising awareness among grade 7-12 students across the state.

Young writers from all schools throughout Western Australia are invited to take part in the challenge to step into the minds of someone on the transplant waiting list, or someone whose loved one has saved many lives through organ or tissue donation. Schools with Intensive English Language courses for non-English speaking students have also been invited to participate.

The Writing for Life Competition continues in 2017 with support from Donor Mate, who have sponsored the prizes for winning students from each category.

You will find everything you need to participate in this year’s 2017 Writing for Life competition on this page.

Note: Entries close 22 September 2017 with winners to be announced on Thank You Day – 19 November 2017.

Tips on getting creative with your entry: WA Writing for Life 2017 how-to guide

Terms and conditions for entry: WA Writing for Life 2017 entry rules

To enter, complete and submit the form by 22 September 2017: WA Writing for Life 2017 entry form

Download and print our poster to promote the competition in your school:

Looking for inspiration? Read Eva’s winning entry from 2016: Dragon Breath  WA Writing for Life 2016 winner Eva's story

We can’t wait to read your entry!
 

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