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500 Words - Just Two Days!

Just two days until 500 WORDS closes. Chris catches up with the two gold-winning Isobels from 2012's competition.

Isobel Harwood from Derbyshire, won the 13 and under category with her story Defining Moments, about a girl befriending a boy who doesn't fit in with the norm. She heard her award-winning story read out by popstar Will Young, at the 2012 Hay Festival.

Southampton's Isobel Murray won the 9 and under category with Coming Home, her story about a child returning to their family following evacuation. In the live final, her 500 WORDS were brought to life by the Doctor Who actress Catherine Tate!

If you're inspired by last year's winners, make sure you submit your 500 WORDS before tomorrow's 7pm deadline. Find out more about the competition, and how to enter, at bbc.co.uk/500words. You needn't be called Isobel to enter!

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2 hours, 59 minutes

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Thu 21 Feb 2013 06:30
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