Pitch to Win 2023 Longlist

Many thanks and well done to everyone who sent in the pitch of the novel they’d like to write with us on the Novel Creator Course. We really enjoyed reading them all!

Congrats to the writers of the following novels that have gone through to our longlist!


  • An Inconvenient Human
  • Blessed Women
  • Child’s Play
  • Delusion
  • Friends on Fire
  • Letters to My Future Self
  • Libertatia
  • Orcaville
  • Perotine
  • The Bruise on the Water
  • The Entry, a Crash Course in Scouse
  • The Old Tobacconist’s
  • The Post Box
  • The Providence Web
  • The Stars Are Not Enough
  • Very Bad Things
  • Where We Kept the Light
  • Wren
  • Your Self Again

Good luck for the next round everyone! We will be announcing the shortlist soon!