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Bath Children’s Novel Award Submissions Ending Soon!


The Bath Children’s Novel Award is an international writing competition for unpublished and independently published novelists. This years judge is literary agent Sallyanne Sweeney of Mulcahy Associates Literary Agency. And the sponsor is Cornerstones Literary Consultancy. The winner will receive £2,000 (approximately $2467 US) and a shortlist prize of £500 (approximately $616 US)Cornerstones Literary Consultancy vouchers.

This is The Bath Children’s Novel Award’s third year. Inaugural winner Lucy Van Smit was swiftly signed by literary agent Sallyanne Sweeney, Jane Brittan attracted a Carnegie Medal nomination for her indie-published debut and shortlistee Sophie Cameron signed a book deal with Macmillan Children’s after accepting representation with literary agent Hellie Ogden for her YA novel Out of the Blue.

Entry for the award ends November 19th, 2017 (and remember, this is UK time zone)! For complete guidelines and entry fee information, go here. As always, good luck!

P.D. Pabst
Blogger and writer of MG/YA fiction.


Cornerstone Literary Consultancy (US)


In case you fabulous writers missed their announcement, the website for the Cornerstone Literary Consultancy in the US is LIVE! As per their webpage, their book editors are agented and published writers, senior agents and acquiring editors at major publishing houses. Their script editors work in the film and TV industries and have penned scripts themselves. They offer a range of editorial services from in-depth reports to submission package assessment and intensive workshopping. And hey, they even scout for agents!

Every writer has to start somewhere with critiques. Why not have a professional help? Check out some of the editors and you’ll notice a few are even previous PitchWars Mentors. Visit there website to find out how to get advise and a free assessment of your synopsis and first ten pages. You can also follow them on twitter and Facebook.

Happy writing!

P.D. Pabst
Blogger and writer of MG/YA fiction