Northern Writers Awards

The Northern Writers’ Awards 2017 are open for entry until 2 February 2017. The Northern Writers’ Awards were founded by New Writing North in 2000 and have a...
Novel writing competition

Mushens and Caskie form new agency

Agents Juliet Mushens and Robert Caskie have formed their own agency: Caskie Mushens Ltd. Mushens will continue to represent a range of commercial fiction an...

Google bans staff from writing novels

Sraff employed by Google have been warned against writing novels that make any reference to the company. Internal confidentiality policies ban employees from...
Amazon fake review

Amazon to limit user reviews

Amazon has announced a move to stem malicious reviews, but despite positioning itself as the world's leading bookseller, the protection it plans won't apply to ...
Bad sex awards

When good writers do bad sex

This year’s nominees for the Bad Sex in Fiction Award show once again that writing about sex is something that even the greatest authors find beyond impossible....
Broo Doherty

The Exeter Novel Competition 2016

This is a competition for writers without a publishing deal or agent. The winner of the Exeter Novel Competition picks up £500, a trophy and exposure that ca...