Grimm & Co will be providing activities to support and inspire YOU to write your own adventure story.  If you wish, this can then be submitted to a global competition!

The Author of Tomorrow is designed to find the adventure writers of the future. Part of the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize, this is an annual competition open to young people across the world who have completed a short piece of adventure writing in English.

The Author of Tomorrow is accepting submissions from 5th March – 5th May 2020.

Prizes will be awarded in three categories:

  • 11 and Under — 500 words – Prize: £100 plus £150 book tokens for your school
  • 12 – 15 years — 1,500-5,000 words – Prize: £100 plus £150 book tokens for your school
  • 16 – 21 years — 1,500-5,000 words – Prize: £1,000

Each shortlisted author will also have their work digitally published by Worldreader: a global literacy charity.

Come and join us!

To find out more about our weekly writing challenges, click on the sections below.