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Blue Pencil Agency Pitch Prize

sun05novAll DayBlue Pencil Agency Pitch PrizeCategoryNovelInternationalEntry Fee£12 Max word count500 Top PrizeAgent introduction for up to 10 winners

Event Details

Pitch Prize competition for unagented writers of a novel. Submit your opening 500 words, a 300 words synopsis and cover letter for the chance to win a one to one meeting with agent Millie Hoskins from United Agents. Your chance to pitch your novel to a leading agent actively looking for debuts.

You need to have written at least 10,000 words of the novel. Enter online. Free entries for writers from disadvantaged backgrounds.

What we’re looking for:

  • any genre with the exception of children’s fiction and non-fiction. YA is permitted provided there is an adult crossover.
  • a strong voice.
  • the makings of an original and compelling story.
  • an attention grabbing first paragraph.

We are keen to encourage quality submissions, so suggest writers to check their stories before submitting using Prowritingaid. They have free and paid versions and are the best writing software we know to help improve grammar, readability and check for repetition, ‘sticky’ sentences and suggest alternatives.

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