At leafie, we want to support the next generation of content creators. To celebrate national writing day, we’re launching our first Young Adult Writers competition.
We’re looking for 18-25 year olds who want to launch their writing career by having their work published on leafie.co.uk. Entrants are invited to submit an article or essay suitable for our website, whether it be about CBD, cannabis or psychedelics.
All work must be original, written in British English and be at least 750 words long.
As well as being published on our website prizes will be issued for the top 3 submissions, with the top prize receiving £100 and the two runners up winning a leafie goody bag. All winning entries will be published on leafie.co.uk along with a full byline for the author.
To enter, please read the full rules below, familiarise yourself with our content and contributor’s guidelines then send your submission as a Word Doc or Google Doc to firstname.lastname@example.org before the end of 11th July 2021.
- All articles must be original, written by you and not be previously published
- We welcome emerging writers but the competition is not open to professionals (no more than 5 bylines)
- Articles must be in English and no less than 750 words
- Articles must be educational or reportage based, we are not looking for short stories or fiction at this time
- The competition is open to 18-25 year olds only, proof of age may be requested by the judges
- Please include a short bio and links to at least one public social media profile (Twitter, Instagram etc)
Terms & Conditions
The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. By submitting your work you agree that if published the work will become the property of DOESNOTEQUAL LIMITED for one year. Non published entries remain the copyright of the creator. Winning entrants agree to have their work, name and photo published on leafie.co.uk and any other digital or print properties as determined by the organisers. The closing date of this competition is 23:59 11th July 2021, any entries received after this date will not qualify. Winners of the goody bag will need to be located in the UK due to shipping stipulations, no cash alternative to the runner up prize is available. By submitting an entry to this competition you confirm your acceptance of all rules and conditions. The competition organiser reserves the right to refuse any entry and withdraw the competition at any time.