Research shows that solution-based stories, or stories that smuggle in green ideas/characters in the context of an otherwise mainstream story are more likely to inspire greener behaviours than catastrophic tales of climate change. So as a way to raise awareness, Green Stories is asking writers to check out potentially transformative solutions on their website www.greenstories.org.uk and integrate them into a story.
Playwriting (deadline June 2019)
Radio play/series writing (deadline July 2019)
Novel writing (deadline August 2019)
Other formats (film tv etc.).
All are free to enter and they are offering prizes (including student category) and have routes to production/publication set up.
They are also running a writers workshop on 19/20 January 2019 to generate ideas – see https://store.southampton.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/southampton-business-school/events/writing-for-sustainability-workshop.