The Creating Writing Matters is pleased to inform everyone that their 2021 Exeter Novel Prize is now open for entries. The 2021 Exeter Novel first prize is £500 generously given by Exeter Writers in addition to the trophy. Five other participants will get £100 and a paperweight as runner-ups. The organization invites everyone to submit the initial 10,000 words through the following contest, including a synopsis of the original novel, which has not been acknowledged for publication by anyone. It is available to all writers presently without portrayal by a literary specialist, whether or not they have been published.
The 2021 Exeter Novel Prize is open for entries until 11.59 pm on January 1, 2022. Any sections that got later this date will be excluded, and no discount of the application fee paid will be made. The competition is available to everybody, living anywhere in the world, published, independently published, or yet to be published, who doesn’t acquire portrayal by a literary specialist, and who doesn’t get an agreement from a business publisher by the end date. The submission should be made electronically, and the expense paid through Paypal. The prize monies will be granted through Paypal. On the off chance that you don’t, as of now, have a Paypal account, kindly visit www.paypal.com for further information.
CreativeWritingMatters was established in 2009, and their aim was and still is to offer support, appeal, and freedoms to individual writers through their examinations, tutoring services, and contests. They provide platforms to writers seeking a stage where they can show their talents.
Following are the brief details concerning the subsequent grant:
|Organization||Creative Writing Matters|
|Number of Awards||1|
|Contest Deadline||January 1, 2022|
Who is Eligible?
The competition is open to everyone, living anywhere in the world, published, self-published, or yet to be published, who does not gain representation by a literary agent, and who does not receive a contract from a commercial publisher by the closing date. Entrants must be over 18 years of age.
How to Apply?
The qualified candidates who are intrigued to apply are required to follow the below-given steps:
- Entries should take the form of your novel’s opening (not a random selection of scenes) and must not exceed a total of ten thousand words, which includes a synopsis of not more than five hundred words, e.g., 9,500 words of the novel and a 500-word synopsis). Any entries received without a synopsis will be disqualified. Entries must be the author’s work. The novel does not have to be complete. Self-published novels are acceptable.
- You may enter more than one novel, but each entry must be emailed separately and accompanied by a separate entry fee.
- All genres, excluding children’s, including Young Adult and New Adult, are acceptable.
- Only doc, Docx, and RTF files will be accepted.Any other formats will be disqualified. Please present your work in 12pt Times New Roman or Arial, 1.5 or double-spaced.
- The attachment file title should be the same as your novel title and the same as it appears in the subject line of your email (minus ENP). Your name should not appear anywhere on the attachment.
- Entries must be in English.
- Entry must be made electronically and the fee paid via Paypal.
- In the subject line of your email, type ENP followed by the title of your novel.
- In the body of the email, type your name, contact details (postal address and mobile and/or landline number), and your novel’s title. If payment is made using a different name, you must include that name in the email you send with the novel.
- Attach your novel and synopsis (as one document) in one of the formats set out in Rule
- Your name and contact details must not appear anywhere on the attachment. Email to: email@example.com
- Click on the appropriate Paypal button below and pay the fee.
The 2021 Exeter Novel Prize will award the winning candidates the following:
- The 2021 Exeter Novel first prize is £500 generously given by Exeter Writers in addition to the trophy.
- Five other participants will get £100 and a paperweight as runner-ups
The prize monies will be granted via Paypal.
All applications concerning the grant must be received by January 1, 2022. The application portal is open now for submissions and will be closed on the said deadline, and no one will be allowed to enter after the deadline.