Sunday 22 June 2014
The Times/Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition - Deadline 1 October, 2014
What Chicken House are looking for:
Original ideas, a fresh voice and a story that children will love! To enter, you must have written a completed full-length novel suitable for children aged somewhere between 7 and 18 years. By full-length we suggest a minimum of 30,000 words and ask that manuscripts entered do not exceed 80,000 words in length.
What you can win:
First prize is a worldwide publishing contract with Chicken House with a royalty advance of £10,000, plus representation from a top children’s literary agent*. All longlisted entrants will receive a reader’s report of their work.
When to enter:
The competition is open from 12 June, 2014 and will close 31 October, 2014.
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