A Letter to A Character Competition

On Saturday 9th September Sinéad launched a fun competition on The Book Show. We’re asking you to think of a character from a novel that you might love or despise or be fascinated by for whatever reason - and then we’re asking you to write a letter to them.

All the terms and conditions are HERE (A Letter To A Character Competition: Terms & Conditions) but basically the letter should be no longer than 500 words and should come to us either on or before October 9th, 2017. It can be emailed to bookshow@rte.ie (the subject must read A Letter To  A Character) or it can be sent by post to:

The Book Show
Character Competition
RTÉ Radio 1
The Radio Centre
Dublin 4

If you’re stuck for ideas we asked actor Clare Barrett onto the show to read our letter to the young accountant Jonathan Harker as he was about to head off to one very famous castle in Transylvania. In this case the letter was offering him some very sound advice but your letter can be a declaration of love (or the opposite!), an invitation or anything that springs to mind.

A selection of letters will be read out at a live show which we’ll be announcing soon and the winning entry will receive a book token for €250



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