Iona claims story glory

A RISING star in the literary world has been named as one of five winners of the UK-wide Usborne Young Writers' Award 2010.

Iona Stuart, 12, from Longniddry, wrote a short story continuing on from an introduction written by the author Diana Kimpton.

Ms Kimpton said: "I liked the way she twisted my opening in an unexpected direction and the way she brought her characters to life."

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As part of her prize, her winning story will be published as an application for the iPhone.