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Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Writing – competition – crime novel

There’s still time to enter the Writers & Artists competition dedicated exclusively to crime and thriller writing. You’ve got till the end of the month!
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Whether you have a polished manuscript or have just completed your first draft or are only a few thousand words in, they want you to submit up to the first 2,000 words of your page-turner. This is your chance to get your work in front of a literary agent and receive expert feedback to help you on your journey towards publication.

Anyone anywhere in the world can enter. See the website for the rules:


Please remember to register on www.writersandartists.co.uk before submitting your entry, or it will not be valid.

Prizes:

First Prize: A pair of tickets to their upcoming Writing Crime & Thriller Fiction event on Saturday 19th September – with talks from literary agents, bestselling authors and creative writing tutors. [You’ll have to pay to get there, mind]. The latest edition of the Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook and a book bundle including all four of Thomas Mogford’s Spike Sanguinetti mysteries, Close Call by Stella Rimington, the W&A Companion Guide to Novel Writing and the W&A Companion Guide to Crime and Thriller Writing. Most importantly, you’ll receive direct feedback from a literary agent on your work.

Two runners-up will receive a copy of the W&A Companion Guide to Novel Writing and the W&A Companion Guide to Crime and Thriller Writing.

Deadline is midnight on Friday 31st July 2015. (Remember, the book doesn’t have to be completed!)

The winners of the competition will be announced on their website in August 2015.

Don't forget to read the full details, terms and conditions before you enter.

This competition will be judged by literary agent Diana Beaumont, of The Agency Group.

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