BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

Free manuscript assessment scheme for talented authors on a low income

The TLC Free Reads Scheme for south east England is now open Applications for the free manuscript assessment scheme for talented authors on low income is open for submissions until … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · 3 Comments

HURRY! Two week window to submit to a mainstream publisher

Tinder Press – part of Headline publishing group – have announced that for two weeks authors without an agent will be able to submit a manuscript directly to them. The … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · 16 Comments

An international prize for unpublished novelists

I’ve just come across a new international prize for unpublished novelists. The Caledonian Novel Award 2015 is open to writers over the age of eighteen of any nationality and from … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · 6 Comments

V is for the VISAGE so irksome to a writer’s sight (or falling out of love with your manuscript)

ANNE BRADSTREET was America’s first published poet. Born in Northampton, she became part of 17th century Massachusetts aristocracy – the men in the family were state governors and founders of … Continue reading

April 25, 2013 · 4 Comments