500 WORDS 2014 In Numbers
Sadly 500 WORDS is over for another year - to mark the occasion we ask what can NUMBERS tell us about this year's competition?
978 = the combined number of words used in our two GOLD winning stories
118,632 = the number of entries received, generating a whopping 50,000,000 words!
The Scottish Book Trust narrowed this down to 50 entries, before Chris and his panel of 5 Celebrity Judges picked 6 winners - Gold, Silver and Bronze in 2 Categories. 48 amazing young writers joined us at the 500 WORDS Final!
399 = the number of times Chris Evans was mentioned in an entry
255,244,687,000 = the number of different word combinations the 500 WORDS Alphabot can generate
Alphabot was clicked nearly 400,000 times > producing 5 words each click > therefore generating almost 2 million words to inspire childrens' writing