The IWC novel fair will run again this year! Twelve lucky winners will be selected to present the synopsis of their novel, the finished novel itself and biographical material to top Irish publishers and agents. I was one of the winners in 2012 with my novel The Herbalist, I'd highly recommend entering.
It is open to novels of any style or genre but the writer must not have already published a novel.
Here's a few general guidelines, but you need to check out the Novel Fair Website for the full details...
- You must use an official application form.
- Send a 3 copies of a synopsis (max 300 words) and 2 copies of (up to five) chapters of your novel (max 10,000 words.) Attach one synopsis to your application form, the other two should be attached to the copies of your manuscript.
- There's no min word count for the final novel but a minimum of 50,000 words is recommended.
- One entry per applicant!
- The deadline is October 16th, 2013.