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SCMP/RTHK Hong Kong's Top Story 2012 (Closed)

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PUBLISHED : Friday, 16 November, 2012, 5:13pm
UPDATED : Wednesday, 11 September, 2013, 11:14am

South China Morning Post and RTHK are hosting the 2nd annual Hong Kong's Top Story competition for all creative writers in Hong Kong.

This year's theme is 'VICTORIOUS'.There are great prizes to be won, so get on the starting block, flex your creative writing muscle and go for gold! There are categories for junior writers (aged 12-17) and adults (aged 18 or above). The competition runs from September 24, and clsoing date for entries is November 16, 2012.



First prize:

  • 15 books selected by Pan Macmillan
  • Consultation with London-based fiction editor

Second prize:

  • 10 books selected by Pan Macmillan

Third prize:

  • 5 books selected by Pan Macmillan

Most Creative Award:

  • 3 books selcted by Pan Macmillan




Promotion Closed

This promotion has now closed.

Terms and Conditions

  1. All submitted stories must:
    1. Have 'Victorious' as the theme, and be written in English by Hong Kong residents.
    2. Be an original, previously unpublished work written by the participant.
    3. Be relevant to Hong Kong by way of subject matter, characters or setting.
    4. Be between 1,500 and 2,000 words.
    5. Not defame any living person, corporate body, infringe or breach any rights of copyright.
  2. By submitting an entry, particpant agrees to the publication/broadcast of their work by both SCMP and RTHK.
  3. Competition is not open to SCMP and RTHK staff and their immediate family members.
  4. Deadline of submission: November 16, 2012.
  5. Judges' decision is final.
  6. WInners will be announced on December 20, 2012.