Watch Ascham School take on the Write a Book in a Day Challenge!

Test your team building skills

Join hundreds of teams from primary and secondary schools across Australia in a one day writing competition.
  • This is a great opportunity to foster teamwork, skill development and confidence for your students.Choose any day between 1st April and 31st August.
  • In teams of 5-10, write, edit, illustrate and bind a children’s book within 12 hours.
  • A word count within the limit for your category. 
  • Base your story on the characters, issue and setting you are sent on the day of writing.
  • Once the competition is finished, completed books are distributed to hospital schools/libraries around Australia.

Competition Information
Anytime between 1st April & 31st August
Open for
Primary, Middle, Upper School and General Public
$300 ($60 for entry and $240 to be eligible for judging)

For more information about the competition please visit
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Louise Mulligan
Loretto School
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