26 November 2023
Searchlight Writing for Children Awards is launching a new competition for best chapter book for 5-8-year-olds
To enter, send the first chapter up to 1,00 words of an unpublished or self-published chapter book. Entries are welcomed from all over the world.
The top ten entries will feature in a Pitch Book of winning stories, which is sent to an extensive list of literary agents and publishers who have requested it. The first prize winner will receive £350 and a one-to-one call with the agent judge. Winners will be chosen by Katie Blagden of The Bright Agency.
The entry fee is £12.
The closing date is 1 February.
For full details see the website.