Create a short children’s story with these five words in any order, and get a chance to win a complimentary 3-day Writers & Illustrators Conference ticket worth S$350!

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  • Stories should not be longer than 100 words. Stories longer than 100 words will be disqualified.

  • All entries need to be posted on the AFCC Facebook page, with the hashtag #afccsupershortstory.

  • Only one entry is permitted per entrant. Subsequent entries will not be considered.

  • Give your story a title. The title of the story is not part of the word count.

  • Your post should end with your name.

  • Closing date for submission has been extended to 20 Mar 2017 (initially 10 Mar 2017), 5:00pm Singapore time.


There will be two categories of winners.

  1. Judges’ Choice, where a panel of judges will decide on the winning entry.
  2. Popular Choice, the entry with the most Facebook likes will win


The winner of the Judges’ Choice and Popular Choice will each receive a complimentary *Writers & Illustrators Conference 3-Day Pass (worth S$350).

*Please note that this prize cannot be used to offset or replace a previously purchased ticket.