Get their creative juices flowing with our 500 Words learning resource pack.
Download and display this 500 Words poster in your school.
Calling all teachers and librarians. Download this poster and display in your school or library.
A live, interactive programme to help start your 500 Words Story.
A literacy lesson with acclaimed authors Charlie Higson and Frank Cottrell Boyce.
Handy lessons in how to write a story from BBC Bitesize.
Nifty guides in creative writing from BBC Bitesize.
Helpful information for older entrants from BBC Bitesize.
Watch superstar celebs give their top tips on each of the marking criteria.
Authors Andy Stanton and Andy Riley have ten tips to help you write a funny story.
Step outside with Beetle Boy Author M G Leonard as she encourages you to explore the natural world
...with Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall
7 tips and tricks for writing a spectacular short story
Don't take our word for it...500 Words is fun!