Turn your writing into a book! And if successful adapted into a film to help children across Britain!

We need your creative non-fiction submissions in order to help Britain’s children have equal opportunities. Submissions will be published on our website, and our expert team will select their favourite 100 and the 20 winners to be published will be selected by public vote .

Your 5000 to 7500 word story must be auto-biographical and about a day in the life of you, an ordinary British person. It may be a happy day, a tragic day, or even a normal day; our only requirements are your story must be interesting and must be something others enjoy hearing about.

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How It Works

In order to begin, we need your writing! We are looking for non-fiction ‘a day in the life’ stories from ordinary British people like you! If your story is selected, we will try to make it part of a published book.

We are accepting 5000 to 7500 word autobiographical (non-fiction) stories about one day in the life of you, an ordinary person. The story may be about any type of day: happy, sad, tragic, or uneventful. The only requirements are it must be interesting, and it must be something others enjoy hearing about. Also this project is subjected to British people so while you don’t have to be British your story has to be set in Britain.

Your story must be submitted by 31st October 2017 as we aim to have the completed book published by December 2018. When you submit your story you must also submit a synopsis as this synopsis will be published on our site and be what readers will read to vote for your story to be published and included in the final book.

The Voting Process

The concept of this project is to recruit volunteers to write a non-fictional story about a day in their life.

After the closing date for submissions of 31st October 2017 a summary of the best short stories will be available on our website for you, the public to vote for your favorites. The 20 with the most votes will be put forward for inclusion in the published book – A British Story. We aim to get the book, with 20 stories published by December 2017.

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Not a writer, but want to get involved?

We seek talented people like you to help in the “A British Story” film project.

We need devoted volunteers for this project to succeed. If you work for a company, charity, organisation or are an individual, they/you will be included in the book credits when over 100 hours of your time is donated to this project. If you think you can help us out, please sign up and we will contact you as soon as possible to talk about how we think you can help us to benefit us both.

We need a pool of talented volunteers for this fundraising project who will be able to work from their own location. When you sign up for the volunteer category, please indicate what special talent you have. Your assistance is valuable in our efforts to support our project.

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FAQ

Find our project interesting, but have a few questions before you want to get involved? The easiest way to find answers is by reading our Frequently Asked Questions page. If you can’t find the answers, then please feel free to Contact Us.

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Voting Process

The concept of this project is to recruit volunteers to write a story about a day in their life. After the closing date of 31st October 2017 a summary of the best short stories will be available on our website for you to vote for your favorites.

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About Our Project

We need your creative non-fiction submissions to help the world’s children to have equal opportunities to health, education, food, and shelter. Submissions will be published on our website, and our readers will vote for the winners.

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Read Some of our Latest Submitted Stories

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Laura – Written By Simon Macbeth

This time Laura knew I was calling the police, probably because I told her. So I was talking to the police on my mobile and she was calling them too on the landline. She dialled 999, started crying and told the police that I’d raped her. She told the police that she’d locked me in her house to keep me there until the police arrived. I was still on my phone giving line by line commentary on what Laura was saying and doing. About five minutes later the police were at the house and they arrested me. It was March