A literacy live lesson with acclaimed authors Charlie Higson and Frank Cottrell Boyce.
A shout out to anyone with a little one.
David shares his tips for short-story writing.
David Walliams answers writing questions from kids.
The American musician and author tells us what to do if you're struggling for ideas.
The best-selling author talks us through how to write a short story.
The writer and 500 Words judge tells us the most important thing to remember.
Best-selling author Jojo Moyles gives some helpful advice.
Watch winning stories read by celebs plus performances from Niall Horan and Olly Murs
Unmissable renditions of incredible stories.
Bedtime stories for kids, by kids. Presented by CBBC's Dick and Dom.
Read and listen to our Top 50 finalists' spectacular stories
Which member of the royal family is it?
Let your imagination play.
Find out more facts, infographics and analysis from the OUP, plus the word of the year!
You can use the learning resources on our website all year round!
A fun-fair themed extravaganza bursting full of top writing tips.
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Find out more about this competition for kids.
Get involved if you're a teacher, librarian or aged 5-13!
500 Words is all about fun...
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Including Honorary judge, Her Royal Highness, the Duchess of Cornwall
Catch up here on a spectacular show from the Tower of London
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