january, 2021

17jan1:00 am1:00 amFree to enter! Yay!Women's Prize Trust Novel Discoveries PrizePrize for women who have started a novelUK Entry Fee: Free Max word count: First 10,00 words of your novel + synopsis Top Prize: £5,000

Women's Prize Trust Novel Discoveries Prize

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Discoveries invites all unpublished women writers over 18 and living in the UK or Ireland and writing in English to submit to the Discoveries Prize. The prize doesn’t require writers to have finished a novel – only to have started one – and it is free to enter.

It is open to any genre of adult fiction and you only need to submit the first 10,000 words of your novel plus a synopsis (and you’re allowed a very generous 1000 words ). You may find this article on synopsis writing useful.

The Discoveries writing development programme was set up in honour of the 25th anniversary of the Women’s Prize for Fiction – and builds on the principles of regionality, inclusivity and accessibility.

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