In Competition No. 2508 you were invited to submit an acrostic poem in support of Boris Johnson’s bid to become Mayor of London, in which the first letters of each line spell out BORIS FOR MAYOR.
In Competition No. 2507 you were invited to incorporate the following words into a plausible piece of prose: century, carnage, cordial, censure, cataract, clerical, celery.
In Competition No. 2506 you were invited to submit a short story entitled ‘A Life With a Hole In It’.
In Competition No. 2505 you were asked to supply the first 16 lines of an ode to something ugly.
In Competition No. 2504 you were invited to invent nine muses for the 21st century.It was left to you to…
In Competition No. 2502 you were invited to submit a review by a critic identifying the literary precursor(s) to a…
In Competition No. 2499 you were invited to submit a poem eulogising a pet.
In Competition No. 2498 you were invited to submit a speech by one of our newly ‘emotional literate’ politicians
In Competition no. 2497 you were invited to take a famous love scene from literature and recast it in the style of Barbara Cartland, Jilly Cooper or Mills & Boon.
In Competition no. 2496 you were invited to submit a short story whose final line is ‘Sir, when I heard of him last he was running about town shooting cats.’
In Competition 2495 you were invited to submit a poem establishing the principles of a new religion
In competition no. 2494 you were invited to submit a poem written by a hypochondriac about a minor ailment.
In Competition no. 2493 you were invited to take a famous scene from literature and retell it from the point of view of one of its minor characters.
In competition No. 2492 you were invited to write a piece of prose entitled ‘Irritable Vowel Syndrome’, without using the letter ‘u’.
In Competition No. 2491 you were invited to submit a piece of prose describing what happens when you wake up one morning to find yourself transformed into an insect but not a beetle
In Competition No. 2490 you were invited to give an account of the life of a historical figure condensed into seven days.
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