Do you like writing? Do you like the beach, the countryside or mountains? Have you ever seen a wild animal up close and thought it was amazing.

If you are between 8 and 14, The Guardian newspaper would love to hear of your experience- how you felt, what you saw, why it was so special. If they like your article, it will be published in one of their daily newspapers .

How amazing would that be? Go on, give it a go!

The Guardian Newspaper are looking for young writers…  The Young Country Diary series open for submissions for article written by a child aged 8-14, it needs to be about a recent encounter they’ve had with nature, learn more here.