A YOUNG writer’s competition has been organised by newly published author Rachael Winterbottom.

The author has written five sci-fi adventure novels with the help of her two children, Thomas and Olivia, the first being ‘The Children of Pisces’.

Mrs Winterbottom, from South Stoke, has now organised a competition for children aged nine to 16 to win a copy of her book and a book voucher.

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The entry can be any theme within 1,000 to 1,500 words. Email entries to info@rachaelruthholistic.co.uk with name, age and phone number by Friday, November 11.  

Mrs Winterbottom, who released her first book in April this year, is set to release the second next month.

She wrote the books during the coronavirus lockdown with her twins when they were struggling to think of things to do.


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This story was written by Gee Harland. She joined the team in 2022 as a senior multimedia reporter.

Gee covers Wallingford, Wantage and Didcot.

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