Two deadlines are fast approaching for all you brilliant writers out there.
City Writes: Deadline for submissions 6th March
This term’s City Writes, an event showcasing the best writing from City’s Creative Writing Short Courses, will feature the fabulous Shahrukh Husain. Editor of The Book of Witches, as well as screenwriter, playwright, fiction and non-fiction writer, Shahrukh will be sharing this wonderful collection and exploring the ongoing relevance of myth and fairytale.
For your chance to share the stage with Shahrukh, enter your best 1,000 words of fiction or creative non-fiction by midnight Friday 6th March. You can find all the submission details here.
The event will take place on Wednesday April 1st in City’s 125 Suite at 6.30pm and you can buy tickets to hear Shahrukh and the competition winners here. Details of the competition winners will be announced in week 9.
Already excited? Prepare for the event by reading Emily Pedder’s interview with Shahrukh Husain here.
Ruppin Agency Full Mentoring & Editing Scheme: Deadline 9th March
If you’ve made good progress with your book, fiction or non-fiction, and are looking for a breakthrough that will make your writing stand out to agents and publishers, apply for the Ruppin Agency’s Full Mentoring & Editing scheme.
The scheme consists of six monthly sessions with a mentor and a full developmental edit by The Book Edit.
An additional session with a literary agent will give you some invaluable DOS and DON’TS specific to your book.
You can choose from their team of over 30 mentors, all published writers and experienced creative writing teachers, based across the UK, meeting up in person or via videocall. For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.