Like some feedback on your pages? We have two special offers available for a limited period.
New Voices First Novel Competition is our way of supporting and encouraging new writers starting out. We are pleased to be able to offer feedback to all entrants at a discounted rate.
Previous winner Kathyrn Ensall: “Your appraisal came at just the right moment in the development of the novel and your advice on character and plot development was very helpful as I groped my way through the story for the very first time. You understood what I was trying to achieve and guided me towards a more structured approach.”
Offer closes: 14th December 2023
A detailed assessment of your first 30 pages/10,000 words covering every aspect of narrative development. Designed to ensure you have laid the groundwork for your novel and can proceed with confidence. (5 pages/1,600 words.) Read more
“All of your feedback has been really helpful from storyline to editing and has given me loads to think about in shaping my story. I needed a professional perspective and yours has been extremely useful.” Graham S. McKean
Considered, contextual editorial input on your first page & synopsis with useful pointers for you to think about. (Usual format: two page report & annotations on pages.)
“Thank you for sharing your professional insight with me. The summary assessment and feedback comments inserted in the body of the synopsis and first page were enormously helpful.” Lina Alyas
Core Appraisal: £175.00
Summary Feedback: £55.00
HOW TO APPLY
Contact us with your name & the title of your ms and we will send payment details.
Core Appraisal. Send us your pages in a word document as an attachment.
Summary Feedback. We already have your pages.
(Terms & conditions apply. Offers open to Competition entrants for a limited period only.)
“It really helped me to step back and take the time needed to consider how best to fulfill the potential of the material. I am now embarking on a re-write, which has been energized by your intervention.”
The Other Mrs Walker. Mary Paulson-Ellis. 2016. (Pan-MacMillan)
New Voices First Novel Competition supporting new writers starting out.