Entries for this competition are now closed.
Judging is underway with winners to be announced shortly! Winning entries will be published in an anthology and displayed in an exhibition in partnership with a cultural venue in the North East.
You can continue to download the competition resources to use.
Children and young people in the North East recently took part in a creative writing competition based on the theme ‘Local Heroes’. We asked entrants to write a piece of creative writing about a local person that helps or inspires them.
Authors Sam Copeland gave entrants advice and encouragement in a special video.