May 31, 2021
Who may enter
The competition is open to unpublished, self-published and independently published writers worldwide.
The competition is organised by Caroline Ambrose a Bath-based book columnist, public libraries campaigner, & regular chair for literary events.
Submissions should be a single document which includes (up to) the first 5,000 words of a novel. Your full novel should be at least 50,000 words in length.
Novels can be in any genre written for adult or young adult readers.
Novels must be your original work and submitted in English.
Novels can be unpublished, self-published or independently published. For the purposes of this competition, ‘self-published or independently published’ is defined as published without an advance payment.
The entry fee is £28 per novel.
The winner will receive a cash prize of £3,000.
How to enroll
For further information visit the official website