Tuesday 18 October 2016

MERCIER PRESS FICTION CONTEST 2017 #seanocarolan.com


Are you looking to become a first-time Young Adult or Adult fiction author?

Do you have what it takes to become a best-selling writer?

If so, please enter The Mercier Press Fiction Competition. We will be accepting submissions from unpublished authors from 21 September 2016 to 1 February 2017. In addition to a publishing deal the winner will receive a €1000 cash prize.

The publishing deal includes:
Professional cover design, including provision of cover image
Professional typesetting and interior layout design
Consultation with editor
Upload to eBook retailers, including Amazon
Marketing & Publicity Campaign

The €1000 cash prize is paid upon sign-off of final manuscript. Long-list will be announced in April 2017. Short-list announced in May 2017. Winner will be announced in July 2017 for publication in June 2018.

To enter please submit a minimum of 10,000 -12,000 words of original fiction aimed at young adults or adults ONLY as well as a 1000 word synopsis of the full novel to deirdre.roberts@mercierpress.ie. The completed manuscript should be no more than 100,000 words.

Full terms and conditions available here.

Entry form available here.

Please note you are only eligible to enter if you have not had a novel published or released into the public domain in any format, including but not limited to the internet. The competition is looking for new work.

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