- Literally TWO days away: Published writers can enter the BBC National Short Story Competition by 9 am Monday 6th March. Winner gets £15.000 with six runners-up receiving £600 each. All the details are here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/5p9pH04v3yXhDl7jsrHB5YL/calling-all-published-writers
- Have a complete manuscript ready to go? Enter the Dundee Book Prize:Sadly, children’s and YA fiction is not eligible, and you must be an unpublished writer, but £5000 and publication seems like a good deal. All info you need is at http://www.dundeebookprize.com/ But hurry, this competition closes 13th March!
- Picture book writers! Here is one for you: the Oh Zoe! Rising Talent Award which closes end of March: http://www.ohzoe.com/ The winner will receive £500, feedback and consultation with two commissioning editors, a personalised website and a range of professional development courses.
All shortlisted entrants will be invited to publish their work through the Oh Zoe! website.