Writing an amazing YA novel? ChickenHouse wants to give you a £10,000 publishing contract

Got an amazing YA novel sitting in your laptop? Currently battling through NaNoWriMo this month, and reaching your final word count? Just really want to be a published author? Then this competition by Times/Chicken House is most definitely for you.


For all of you aspiring authors writing children’s and YA literature, the Times/Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition, closing December 18th, has a prize of a publishing contract worth £10,000 – a sure-fire way to catapult you to your dreams of seeing your work in bookstores.

All the info on how to submit can be found right here.

And if you need any help on getting your book submission-ready, check out this video of the Chicken House publisher who discovered JK Rowling  giving his top tips on writing.

We have every hope to see one of our MP!ers become a published author, and wish you all the luck in the world!

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