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Open Day Writing Competition

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Writers: Win a Publishing Package

Leading UK author services company SilverWood Books is working with Kobo Writing Life and Berforts Information Press to offer an exciting new writing competition.

The Open Day Writing Competition is geared towards original, unpublished or self-published, fictional, English language manuscripts.

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  • First Prize: A SilverWood-produced ebook and paperback (including a professional copy-edit, cover design and page layout formatting).
  • Runner Up: The new Kobo Aura H2O.

The ebook will be published with Kobo Writing Life and the corresponding print edition will be printed by Berforts Information Press and distributed via SilverWood's usual wholesale and retail routes.

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Entrants are to submit a single page synopsis (no longer than 500 words) of the plot of the book they would like to publish along with first chapter (no longer than 5,000 words).

The panel of judges includes writer and television presenter Dr Sanjida O'Connell, Kobo bestselling author of literary fiction and YA, Shayna Krishnasamy, and SilverWood's Publishing Director and author Helen Hart.

More information and entry form available via the following links:

InformationPanel of judgesEntry form

Contact: Helen Hart.

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Posted by: Kevin Machin Date: December 3, 2014 12:12 pm
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