The Blue Pencil Agency Novel Award

The deadline for this competition has now closed.

Brand New Novel Competition run by The Blue Pencil Agency

Deadline: 30 June 2017

Entry fee: £15

Prizes for 2017 are 1st prize – £1000 and an introduction to literary agent Eve White

Runner-up: Four nights at Retreats for You and an editorial report

Unrepresented and unpublished writers, enter your first chapter or up to 5000 words along with a 300 word synopsis and a covering letter.

  • Entries must be double spaced in a clear font (Times New Roman or similar) and pages numbered.
  • The novel’s title must be on every page, but your name should not appear anywhere on the story.
  • The covering letter should include the following details: your name, the title of your novel, your email address and telephone number, a brief CV or publication history and the genre of your novel if applicable.
  • The work must be completed or close to completion by the competition deadline of 30 June.

For more details visit The Blue Pencil Agency.