Thursday, 9 May 2013

Lightship Short Memoir Prize 2013 Lightship First Chapter Prize

Lightship Short Memoir Prize 2013
Deadline: 30th June 2013
Do you want to tell your own story, or an episode of it; write from your own life experiences and get published?
The Lightship Short Memoir Competition will be judged by Rachel Cusk. The winning entry will be awarded £1,000 and be published in Lightship Anthology 3.
Submissions must not exceed 5,000 words.
Open to writers of any nationality, above the age of 16. There is no restriction on theme or style.
Entry Fee: £12 Sterling per entry.
 Lightship First Chapter Prize
Deadline: July 1st 2013
Word limit: 5,400 words (including the synopsis) See rules for further details
Fee: £16
The winner will receive three professional mentoring sessions over the course of a year from each judge: award-winning author M.J Hyland; David Miller of Rogers, Coleridge & White, Alessandro Gallenzi of Alma Books.
Not only will the winning First Chapter be published in the Lightship Anthology 3 in 2013, but if, after the mentoring process, your finished novel is as enthralling as your First Chapter, David Miller will agree to represent your work and Alma Books will publish it as a book.

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