News Archive: February 2018

YWSP shortlist now chosen!

26th February, 2018

The 2017 Young Walter Scott Prize closed for entries on 31st October 2017.  We were really impressed by the quality and imaginative flair of your stories, and have learnt a great deal about history in reading them.  Everyone who entered has now had some feedback on their story, which we hope will be useful in their progression… Read More »

The best competitions for young writers and why you should enter

21st February, 2018

Polishing a piece of creative writing is the best way to make it shine, and writing competitions give you the chance to do exactly this. So why not enter one! The Young Walter Scott Prize, which is open annually from June through October for writers 11 to 19, is just one of a great list… Read More »