The Thistle - An E-Newsletter of Scotch College, Perth, Western Australia

Creative Writing Success

This year the Middle School Creative Writing Club submitted entries to the most significant creative writing competition run for Western Australia for Primary and Middle School Students.

One of our Middle School students, Seth Abbott (7.2) was awarded the amazing result of 3rd prize in the Make Your Own Story Competition.  Seth's story was a narrative about Eliza, the statue of the swimmer that rises out of the Swan River near Riverside Drive.  The Judges said that Seth's story excelled in characterisation, plot structure and emotional integrity.

Even Shaun Tan, one of WA's most famous authors who submitted entries many times, never once won a prize or place in this competition.

Congratulations to Seth on coming 3rd in such a prestigious competition and we are sure that Seth is an author to watch out for in the future.


Our Creative Writing Club runs Thursday afternoon in Ms Bose's Homeroom for our aspiring Middle School authors.

Ms Marie Grech
Middle School Librarian