Competition

For their eyes only

5 March 2016 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2937 you were invited to submit extracts from the diaries of the famous that their writers did…

For their eyes only

3 March 2016 3:00 pm

In Competition No. 2937 you were invited to submit extracts from the diaries of the famous that their writers did…

Country music

27 February 2016 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2936 you were invited to propose lyrics for a new British national anthem. Tom Shakespeare recently suggested…

Country music

25 February 2016 3:00 pm

In Competition No. 2936 you were invited to propose lyrics for a new British national anthem. Tom Shakespeare recently suggested…

Valentine’s triolet

20 February 2016 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2935 you were invited to submit a Valentine’s triolet. A famous example of the triolet is Frances…

Valentine’s triolet

18 February 2016 3:00 pm

In Competition No. 2935 you were invited to submit a Valentine’s triolet. A famous example of the triolet is Frances…

Now we are rich

13 February 2016 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2934 you were invited to submit a poem suitable for inclusion in Now We are Rich. You…

Now we are rich

11 February 2016 3:00 pm

In Competition No. 2934 you were invited to submit a poem suitable for inclusion in Now We are Rich. You…

Woe is me

6 February 2016 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2933 you were invited to submit a blurb for a misery memoir. Thanks to Tom Dulake for…

Woe is me

4 February 2016 3:00 pm

In Competition No. 2933 you were invited to submit a blurb for a misery memoir. Thanks to Tom Dulake for…

Doublespeak

30 January 2016 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2932 you were invited to submit up to 16 lines of verse that are the fruit of…

Doublespeak

28 January 2016 3:00 pm

In Competition No. 2932 you were invited to submit up to 16 lines of verse that are the fruit of…

Going mental

23 January 2016 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2931 you were invited to submit a psychiatric report on a well-known figure in literature. Shakespearean characters…

Going mental

21 January 2016 3:00 pm

In Competition No. 2931 you were invited to submit a psychiatric report on a well-known figure in literature. Shakespearean characters…

Macaronic

16 January 2016 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2930 you were invited to submit up to 16 lines of macaronic verse. A dictionary of poetic…

Macaronic

14 January 2016 3:00 pm

In Competition No. 2930 you were invited to submit up to 16 lines of macaronic verse. A dictionary of poetic…

Nostradamus

9 January 2016 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2929 you were invited to submit an acrostic poem containing some predictions for the next decade, in…

Nostradamus

7 January 2016 3:00 pm

In Competition No. 2929 you were invited to submit an acrostic poem containing some predictions for the next decade, in…

No thanks

2 January 2016 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2928 you were invited to submit a thank-you letter for a particularly unenjoyable Christmas visit to relatives…

No thanks

31 December 2015 3:00 pm

In Competition No. 2928 you were invited to submit a thank-you letter for a particularly unenjoyable Christmas visit to relatives…

A Christmas carol

12 December 2015 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2927 you were invited to submit a Christmas carol written in the style of a writer of…

A Christmas carol

10 December 2015 3:00 pm

In Competition No. 2927 you were invited to submit a Christmas carol written in the style of a writer of…

Railway rhythms

5 December 2015 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2926 you were invited to submit a poem about HS2. The idea for this challenge came to…

Railway rhythms

3 December 2015 3:00 pm

In Competition No. 2926 you were invited to submit a poem about HS2. The idea for this challenge came to…

The Winter’s Tale

28 November 2015 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2925 you were invited to submit a short story entitled ‘The Winter’s Tale’. There were lots of…