Everyone from time to time gets the urge to keep a diary but the idea often comes to nothing when the really exciting thing you did last week comes across as bland and uneventful when you try and convey it through words on a page. But don’t dismay, there are some tips to follow.
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Are you a budding journalist? Do you have something to say about the environment or travel? Do you want to get published on a popular blog? Our brand new ‘Opinions’ feature could be just the opportunity you’re looking for.
Are you a budding young travel writer? Are you in awe of Attenborough, besotted by Bryson, charmed by Chatwin? Do you have a journal ready to fill with wondrous tales from your Frontier adventure? Well we’re giving you the opportunity to not only show off your abilities as a writer but also win some of the books we’ve been talking about all week.
All you have to do is write us a 100 word short story inspired by the image below:
Send your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org
We’ll post the winner along with two runners-up on the blog and across our social networks.
We can’t wait to see what you come up with!
1. One entry per person
2. 100 word maximum word count
3. Competition closes: 19th September 2011
4. The prize will not be transferable to another person or exchangeable for cash