Writers & Artists Writing for Children and YA Competition

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Win editorial guidance on a middle-grade or YA work in progress

To celebrate the publication of the revised edition of the Writers & Artists Guide to Writing for Children and YA by Linda Strachan, W&A are running a competition for unpublished writers.

The winner will receive guidance on their manuscript from children's author Linda Strachan, a place on the How to Write for Children and Young Adults conference on 29 February and a copy of the book as well as a copy of The Children's Writers & Artists Yearbook.

To enter, send an piece of prose no longer than 2,000 from the manuscript of a work in progress. Entries must be from a middle grade or YA manuscript.

Writers entering the competition must be unagented and unpublished.

The competition is free to enter.

The closing date is 9 December.

For full details see the website.

 

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