Read the entries to previous WriteStuff competitions.
The tale of Stardust City
Seren stumbled up groggily and brushed the oddly marshmallow-smelling fluffy snow off her. Her metallic-silver eyes darted around the landscape and examined where she had appeared. It was a frozen desert. A forest of fir trees caked with snow stood a few metres to the west. The sun was shining, which Seren considered a cruel joke, considering how cold she was. She heard a crunching sound and spun around cautiously to find an Atlis Frost lapping icy water from a stream on her right. Suddenly, Seren noticed a shimmering, intricate and rather ornate bridge, painted to resemble a galaxy.
‘Yes! Ha ha!’ she cried.
Immediately, she clambered up the bridge. It seemed to go on, and on, and on! She continued climbing past the clouds, and finally when the bridge ended, there it was, the floating Island known as Stardust City!
Seren has never seen anything like it! The way all of the buildings shimmered and twinkled in the sun. The way the huge river glinted an aqua-teal colour was enchanting. The massive starpods (rather like skateboards, but shaped like stars that could fly) zipped about the city waiting for passengers. The way miniature stardust fell from the sky. The whole place truly lived up to its name! Seren tied her rainbow coloured hair in a ponytail, hopped onto the nearest starpod and started zooming around the bustling streets. Suddenly, the smell of strawberries washed over her. Seren spun around on the starpod, and flying next to her was a cute little friendly Hufflefly! All of a sudden, a horrible shrieking sound filled the air! The Hufflefly gained a look of pure fear and gave an alarming squeak and flew away. Seren, caught off guard, fell off her starpod, and tumbled into the city below…!
By Harry Johnson, year 7, Elizabeth College
I peeked through the skeleton. ‘Good afternoon, Mr Elrond, I see you have some mail.’Read story
By Abigail Langlois, year 7, Grammar School
"My lord, I swear it wasn't me!" pleaded Umaya with desperation in her voice. Her friend Eli had ridd...Read story
By ella mcdermott, year 5, La Houguette School
One day, I woke up to find myself lying down in pile of brown, crunchy, leaves. The leaves had faces...Read story
By Aimee Le Prevost, year 9, St Sampson’s School
No one steps beyond the woods and lives to tell the tale No armies, no soldiers or knights can pre...Read story
By Aiyah Jenner, year 8, La Mare de Carteret School
I finally fall to sleep and enter my dream world. I step off the old broken boat and into my favourite place...Read story
By James Heyworth, year 6, Elizabeth College
I knew it was time. I had to destroy the evil of this island. I picked up my magical sword and...Read story
By Sam Heathcote, year 10+, Elizabeth College
The voices were deafening, causing Adam’s ear to ring violently....Read story
By Tyler Ogier, year 7, La Mare de Carteret School
It all began when Lachlan's Loveboat was going from England to Brazil and he came across an island...Read story
By Tamsin Polson, year 9, Grammar School
I stumbled out of the mystic wood and braced myself for the treacherous journey to get to the Derlio...Read story
By Edward Heathcote, year 6, Vauvert School
THUMP! Fred landed with an almighty thud. His head throbbed with pain, and his arms felt weak.Read story