Loving My World,Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Well done for staying home and keeping safe!
We’ve put together some creative fun for you to get involved with. Let your imagination go wild, and we’ll share the best of your inspired work in our virtual galleries.
Keep checking back to see new work added.

What are we looking for?

A POEM of no more than 300 words


A STORY of no more than 700 words





What should they be about?

We’re looking for anything on the theme of Loving My World – that could be about where you are now or the whole wide world.

How do you send it to us?

You can upload your work (below) as a PDF, Word document, odt document, text file, or jpeg file (sorry we can’t accept anything else). NB: Please don’t put your email address on any documents you submit that will be published to the gallery.

  • Drop files here
    Accepted file types: pdf, doc, odt, jpg, docx.

Then what happens?

We will upload as many of your submissions as we can to our online Poems, Stories, and Pictures galleries (see below), so keep checking back to see if yours has been included!

Don’t forget!

Put your first name and age on your work!

A bit of small print:

Please only send us one of the options but we are happy for you to illustrate your story or poem around the writing.

Work submitted must be your own and you must be aged between 3 and 18.

Please make sure your work is readable and we won’t accept anything rude or offensive.

If you have any questions, email us at: getcreative@budlitfest.org.uk