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January 2018

How To Edit Your Book

Bloomsbury Publishing London

Sat 27 January 2018, 09.30 - 14.30

Learn how to become a more objective reader of your work with a day of advice and practical exercises from professional editors in the publishing industry. You will receive help and guidance on how best to approach the editing process, and develop the tools you need to make your work the best it can possibly be ahead of submission to an editor, literary agent or publisher. Along with an invaluable...

Learn how to become a more objective reader of your work with a day of advice and practical exercises from professional editors in the publishing industry. You will receive help and guidance on how best to approach the editing process, and develop the tools you need to make your work the best it can possibly be ahead of submission to an editor, literary agent or publisher. Along with an invaluable one-to-one session with an editor of your choice, find out how to take your editing to the next level.

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Writers' & Artists' Short Story Competition 2018

Sun 1 October 2017 - Tue 13 February 2018

For published and aspiring writers alike - enter our free annual short story competition and be in with a chance of winning a place on one of Arvon's four- or six-day Clockhouse writing retreats, as well as seeing your story published on www.writersandartists.co.uk.

To enter, all you have to do is submit a short story (for adults) of no more than 2,000 words. And that's it. Unlike...

For published and aspiring writers alike - enter our free annual short story competition and be in with a chance of winning a place on one of Arvon's four- or six-day Clockhouse writing retreats, as well as seeing your story published on www.writersandartists.co.uk.

To enter, all you have to do is submit a short story (for adults) of no more than 2,000 words. And that's it. Unlike previous years, there's no theme for you to base your story on; all you have to do is make sure you're registered with the website, the subject line of your email reads 'W&A Short Story Competition 2018' and you send it to competition@bloomsbury.com.

The closing date for entries is midnight on Tuesday 13th February, 2018. The winner of the competition - along with two runners-up - will be announced on the blog pages of this site in March 2018.

Remember you MUST be registered with www.writersandartists.co.uk in order for your entry to be eligible. For full terms and conditions, please visit www.writersandartists.co.uk/competitions

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CWA Dagger Review Competition

Mon 4 December 2017 - Wed 28 February 2018

Write a review of any of the 2017 CWA Dagger shortlisted titles, including the winners, and post it free to the CWA’s DaggerReads website.

The CWA will select the review they consider to be the best as the winner

The prize is a full weekend pass for CrimeFest 2018 (event only) and a copy of both the new CrimeFest and CWA anthologies.

Reviews will be...

Write a review of any of the 2017 CWA Dagger shortlisted titles, including the winners, and post it free to the CWA’s DaggerReads website.

The CWA will select the review they consider to be the best as the winner

The prize is a full weekend pass for CrimeFest 2018 (event only) and a copy of both the new CrimeFest and CWA anthologies.

Reviews will be moderated and posted providing they are literate, non-abusive and contain no spoilers!

Entrants can post reviews for as many titles as they like, but only one per title.

The Dagger Review competition closes at midnight on 28 February 2018.

The competition winner will be informed during March.



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February 2018

Writers' & Artists' Short Story Competition 2018

Sun 1 October 2017 - Tue 13 February 2018

For published and aspiring writers alike - enter our free annual short story competition and be in with a chance of winning a place on one of Arvon's four- or six-day Clockhouse writing retreats, as well as seeing your story published on www.writersandartists.co.uk.

To enter, all you have to do is submit a short story (for adults) of no more than 2,000 words. And that's it. Unlike...

For published and aspiring writers alike - enter our free annual short story competition and be in with a chance of winning a place on one of Arvon's four- or six-day Clockhouse writing retreats, as well as seeing your story published on www.writersandartists.co.uk.

To enter, all you have to do is submit a short story (for adults) of no more than 2,000 words. And that's it. Unlike previous years, there's no theme for you to base your story on; all you have to do is make sure you're registered with the website, the subject line of your email reads 'W&A Short Story Competition 2018' and you send it to competition@bloomsbury.com.

The closing date for entries is midnight on Tuesday 13th February, 2018. The winner of the competition - along with two runners-up - will be announced on the blog pages of this site in March 2018.

Remember you MUST be registered with www.writersandartists.co.uk in order for your entry to be eligible. For full terms and conditions, please visit www.writersandartists.co.uk/competitions

...more

CWA Dagger Review Competition

Mon 4 December 2017 - Wed 28 February 2018

Write a review of any of the 2017 CWA Dagger shortlisted titles, including the winners, and post it free to the CWA’s DaggerReads website.

The CWA will select the review they consider to be the best as the winner

The prize is a full weekend pass for CrimeFest 2018 (event only) and a copy of both the new CrimeFest and CWA anthologies.

Reviews will be...

Write a review of any of the 2017 CWA Dagger shortlisted titles, including the winners, and post it free to the CWA’s DaggerReads website.

The CWA will select the review they consider to be the best as the winner

The prize is a full weekend pass for CrimeFest 2018 (event only) and a copy of both the new CrimeFest and CWA anthologies.

Reviews will be moderated and posted providing they are literate, non-abusive and contain no spoilers!

Entrants can post reviews for as many titles as they like, but only one per title.

The Dagger Review competition closes at midnight on 28 February 2018.

The competition winner will be informed during March.



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