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Bath Novel Award 2015 – March 31st

Deadline for the Bath Novel Award is looming – closes midnight GMT on March 31st 2015 Summary of competition Novels can be in any genre written for adult or young adult (13+) readers. Children’s novels are not eligible. Submissions should include (up to) the … Continue reading

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Call for Fiction Submissions from Jonathan Cape

Fiction Writers! Novels, Novellas, Short Stories & Graphic-novels Submit the first 50 pages of your manuscript to Jonathan Cape in June [1-30th] for the opportunity of being published by an established literary publisher. **Complete manuscripts and work-in-progress eligible for entry.** … Continue reading

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Editing Your Novel

Thanks to Isabel Costello at On The Literary Sofa for hosting an excellent post on editing from the author Sanjida O’Connell who is promoting her new novel, Sugar Island (John Murray). If you’ve finished the first draft of your first novel and … Continue reading

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Revamped Author Lounge at London Book Fair 2013

News from this year’s London Book Fair is that the Author Lounge is changing. It’s to be geared towards unpublished and self-published writers and curated by Authoright with Kindle Direct Publishing as a main sponsor. Such a radical shift is a welcome … Continue reading

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On Reviewing

    Keeper: Living with Nancy – a journey into Alzheimer’s, by Andrea Gillies (Short Books, 2009) – update [see HERE for earlier post when it won the inaugural Wellcome Trust Book Prize]. I first read Keeper in the summer. I … Continue reading

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