Are you a would be novelist? A new writing competition on ‘This Morning’

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novel-writing competition is being launched today on “This Morning”. It’s  open to  unpublished authors, who can send in the first 30,000 words and a one-page synopsis from a novel or novel-in-progress. Judges will be author Marian Keyes, actress and TV Book Club panellist Caroline Quentin, and Jonny Geller, joint Chief Executive of Curtis Brown.

The winner will be announced live on This Morning and receive representation from a Curtis Brown agent and a free place on one of Curtis Brown Creative’s six-month novel-writing courses. Two runners-up will be offered meetings with a Curtis Brown agent.

Marian Keyes said: “I remember well the fear and trepidation of sending my first novel to an agent and publisher. I can’t wait to read the novels that come in to the competition – I hope it’ll be like delving in a treasure chest.”

Entrants must be 18 or over, living in the UK, Channel…

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