I’m sure some of you might be interested in this competition.


dinosaur-1419052_960_720Gransnet – the slightly creaky older version of Mumsnet – is out to discover a new children’s author.
The competition
They are looking for books for  children aged between 3 and 12 . It can be a chapter book or a simpler story and you don’t need to supply illustrations.
Send a one-page synopsis and sample chapter (or equivalent sample pages for a story for younger children) by email to contactus@gransnet.com
Who can enter
You must be:

  • A resident of UK or Republic of Ireland

  • 18 years old or over

  • a registered member of Gransnet

  • happy to have your story edited

  • happy to take part in reasonable marketing activity and publicity

You can’t already be a published children’s author but bloggers and authors of adult books can enter.
The Prize
The winner will receive a publishing contract from Bobaloo Books, and the book will be published in Spring…

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