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Do you know anyone aged 14-17 who loves to write? Dreams of being published? Would like to work with a professional writer?

The Scottish Book Trust has just launched their new project the Young Writers Awards. We’re looking for 3 teenagers to be mentored by teen author Cathy Forde. They will meet with Cathy several times over a 7 month period, develop their creative writing, meet agents and writers, go to the Edinburgh International Book Festival and visit a top London publisher.

Application deadline is Monday 31st May 2010. Further details and how to apply online: <>

This is a superb opportunity. Please pass this information on to any teens who may be interested.

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