Posts Tagged ‘Feedback’
TLC and Circalit have teamed up for a writing competition that will award writers a free in-depth editorial report on their novel as well as an invitation to a networking event at the Free Word Centre. Circalit is a free service enabling writers to gain feedback and market their screenplays to industry professionals. The Literary Consultancy has helped writers into print with many leading publishers including Penguin, Orion, Macmillan, Random House and Bloomsbury amongst others.
Please visit the competitions section of the Circalit website to enter the first 30 pages of your novel for free. Your novel need not be complete – simply upload the first 30 pages. Please make sure you include the logline, synopsis, type (novel) and genre of your project for it to be eligible. Please note: entries over 30 pages long will not be eligible.
Not a seat was empty at the Free Word centre, when the the Writers’ and Artists’ Yearbook held their How to Get Published event last Saturday, 13 March.
The event, which was the second in a series of courses held by the Writers’ and Artists’ Yearbook, was an event for writers who are serious about getting published. The Writers’ and Artists’ Yearbook has published their bestselling media guide for emerging writers and artists since 1901.The full day of workshops, lectures and discussions provided a complete overview of how and what writers should do to prepare their manuscripts before submitting them. The days was filled with top tips, advice and feedback from industry specialists such as Liz Calder (co-founder, Bloomsbury Publishing and Full Circle Editions), Richard Charkin (Executive Director, Bloomsbury), Jo Herbert (editor), Alison Baverstock (writer, publisher and trainer), Katie Hickman (Bloomsbury author) and Carole Blake (Agent & Joint Managing Director, Blake Friedmann Literary Agency). Click here to see a video from the event.