Many congratulations to the writers of the following novels as their chapters have now gone through to the shortlist and are winging their way to our judge, Nicola Barr at The Bent Agency!

  • A Perfect World for Alice
  • All That Is The Case
  • Persona
  • The Baby in the Box
  • The Pre-Pact Christmas
  • The War Between Us
  • Where the Sunbeams Go

Well done to all who made our longlist too.

For those of you whose manuscript is nearly complete, keep your eyes peeled for our new Opening Page contest launching soon. You can win a detailed editorial report from a professional editor to help you take it to the next level before you submit to agents or publishers, or self-publish.