BRIDGET WHELAN writer

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Writing your first novel? This competition is just for you

The Blue Pencil editorial consultancy are running a first novel competition for unrepresented and unpublished authors. The winner recieves £1,000 plus an introduction to literary agent, Madeleine Milburn (who was … Continue reading

May 2, 2018 · 6 Comments

Win a writing competition that offers a complete publishing package as first prize

Writing Magazine has teamed up with Lulu.com and Authoright to offer their competition winner a complete publishing package, including marketing and PR They are looking for a previously unpublished novel … Continue reading

December 6, 2017 · 4 Comments

FIRST DRAFTS WRITING COMPETITION for unpublished novelists and short story writers

One of the best ways for new writers to get their work noticed is through entering competitions. Now in its eighth year, First Drafts is an annual event organised by … Continue reading

May 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Make Crime Pay – leading literary agent is looking for new crime novelists

AM Heath is one of the UK’s major literary agents. It won’t be long before they are celebrating their 100th birthday and they have a very impressive author list. For … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · 6 Comments

Have you got a book in you? Daydream no more – a chance to get published

Woman magazine and Accent Press Ltd are searching for a new star of contemporary women’s fiction. They are looking for novels by new, previously unpublished writers. The winner will recieve: … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · 3 Comments

Written the first chapter of the novel you always wanted to write?

First prize in this novel writing competition is the stuff dreams are made of: feedback from an acclaimed literary author, a top literary agent and a commissioning editor as you write the rest … Continue reading

April 13, 2013 · Leave a comment