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BIG WRITE Creative Writing Competition

Share your talents! Enter the Oxford Big Write creative writing competition and stand a chance to win attractive prizes and have your work published.


5 winners from each category will be invited to participate in a 4D3N Creative Writing Camp!

Grand Prize: RM2,000 per category


  1. Write your story using your imagination and creativity, keeping in mind that the theme is Journeys, and based on the specified word limit:
    1. Age 15 – 17: max. 2,000 words
    2. Age 18 – 19: max. 3,000 words
  2. For submission, your story must be typed, and formatted as detailed below:
    1. Typed font: Times New Roman, 12pt, black
    2. Double-spaced
    3. Include a front page which details the Title of the story and the Word count
    4. Author’s name, or any personal details, should not appear on any page of the submitted story
    5. Entries submitted by post must come with an entry form. Entries submitted by email must come with full details (refer to How to Submit).
    6. Only one entry per author is accepted.
  3. Contest open to students studying in Malaysia.
  4. Deadline: 30th April 2017 (Sunday)


By Post

By Email

  1. Print one (1) copy of the typed short story (single or double-sided on white A4 paper).
  2. Fill up the Entry Form (or download the entry form HERE and print it) and send a copy of the short story by post to:

The BIG Write, Oxford Fajar Sdn Bhd
No. 4 Jalan Pemaju U1/15, Section U1,
Hicom-Glenmarie Industrial Park
40150 Shah Alam
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.

  1. Save the short story as a Microsoft Word or PDF with the Title of Story in the file name.
  2. Email your short story to together with details below:
    1. In email body:
      • Author’s Name
      • IC Number
      • Date of Birth
      • Email Address 
      • Contact Number
      • Name of School/Institution
    2. On subject line:
      • Author’s Name
      • Title of Story

Please note, if the Author’s name and Title of Story are not included, your entry will not be considered


Please find the Terms & Conditions of this competition HERE. By participating in this competition and submitting your story, you are deemed to agree and accept the Terms & Conditions of this competition.

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