Manuscripts will only be accepted in electronic form. Submission packs must contain three separate documents; the full manuscript, an entry form and a synopsis (maximum 500 words). All documents must be double spaced in Word with each page numbered in sequential order. Any submissions made without following these requirements will be rejected.
Manuscripts should not contain the name of the author or a pseudonym anywhere on the manuscript or synopsis. The name of the author should only appear on the entry form.
The closing date for entries is Midnight, Thursday, February 19th 2015.
All submissions should be made to firstname.lastname@example.org
The winner will be announced at the 2015 Dundee Literary Festival (21st – 25th October 2015)
The entry must be a novel, in English and an original work of fiction.
Only one manuscript per entrant and authors must be living at the time.
There is no limit on the length of the submitted novel.
Submissions represented by an agent are acceptable and we ask that the agent make the submission.
Any submission found to have been self-published or published before in print by any party shall be disqualified.
Submissions that have been self-published on Kindle or ebook format previously will be accepted.
Submissions may not be under current consideration by another publisher before March 31st 2015. Any submissions found to be under consideration will be disqualified.
Novels for children or young adults will not be accepted.