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YouWriteOn Members mainstream publishing successes include a six figure book deal with Random House, & book deals with Orion, Penguin, Harper Collins and Little Brown. The Legacy, by YouWriteOn member Katherine Webb, became a Channel Four TV Book Club winner and bestseller after being discovered on - Publish your paperback for free, programmed with Arts Council funding for all nationalities  Click here to visit

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“It's taken ten years and seven completed novels, but, thanks to YouWriteOn, I have just signed a two book deal with Orion!”  Katherine Webb, The Legacy, a Channel Four TV BookClub Winner & Amazon bestseller.

", for example, I just stumbled on when I hadn't a clue about where to go next with the book. They gave me the breakthrough and taught me how to take criticism. It's as if a switch has been flipped. I know that I'll write from now on .." Douglas Jackson, author of Caligula, achieved a six-figure book deal with Random House after developing his novel on

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'“If you want to get published, your first draft is just one step in the process; the next is getting feedback and really listening it. I found YouWriteOn to be the best critique website and I improved the opening chapters of my novel substantially based on the reviews I received. YouWriteOn helped me get published, no question.” Graeme Shimmin, author of A Kill in the Morning, 2013 YWO Book of Year Winner, published by Transworld, publisher of authors such as Dan Brown.

"I am delighted to tell you that I have today received a contract for a two book deal. My agent found The Apothecary's Daughter on the YouWriteOn website, has negotiated the contract with Piatkus/Little Brown. This is the realisation of a dream for me and I will always be grateful to YouWriteOn and its members, not only for the valuable feedback but for the opportunity to allow my work to be discovered. Thank you to everyone who helped me to improve my writing." Charlotte Betts, now published by Twilight series publisher Little Brown.

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"As part of an interview I talked about critique groups and I expounded at length on YouWriteOn and how the site benefitted me. As you’ll see from the book acknowledgements, YouWriteOn was a key part of its genesis." Bob Burke, author of The Third Pig Detective Agency, published by Harper Collins, and a winner of the Eilis Dillon / Bisto Award, a prestigious award for Irish authors  which has recognised authors such as Eoin Colfer and John Boyne. Publish your book as a bookstore quality paperback in simple steps.

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YouWriteOn Book of the Year Awards 2011 - Results View

Stephen King Publisher Hodder : Previous YouWriteOn Book Award winner The Afrika Reich published by Hodder after developing on site View

“It's taken ten years and seven completed novels, but, thanks to YouWriteOn, I have just signed a two book deal with Orion!”  Katherine Webb, The Legacy  View More

YouWriteOn Book Award Finalists -
All The Other Excellent Stories That Achieved YouWriteOn BestSeller Chart Finalist Positions For The Awards 
-  by order of the month they entered the BestSellers Chart voted for by fellow members. We have no doubt that many  finalists will also achieve success & be published in future. The list includes BestSeller Chart short stories

Jail-Order Bride by Goldie Browning

Cardiff Dead by Kit Habianic

Altered by JW Hicks



The Open Arms Of The Sea by Jasper Dorgan



In the Wink of an Eye by Mark J. Howard


The Golden Dragon by Diane Jackson


The Token by Jo Reed


A Good War by Jasper Dorgan


Coastlines by Tommi


Ibarajo Road by Harry Allen


The Gift of the Raven by Catriona Troth

Bwci-bo by Kit Habianic

She's just a girl by David Stone

Wheezy Rider by Jan Green

Cats by JW Hicks

Gotcha (the novel) by Howard Thomas

The Light from Stars by Perry Iles

REYS by SD Young 

Mental by Elle Madison

The Venus Game by Patricia J.DeLois

Britannia Road by Colette

Coming of Age by Carlie

Ladder to the Moon by Wendy Wynde

A Little Known Fact by Dan Schuler

Revolution by Dean Crawford 

The Bowels of the Earth by Veronica Di Grigoli 

The Second Siege by William Burton McCormick 

Deliverence by Janice Tay

Songs from the Other Side of the Wall by Tommi

The Hikikomori Case by shujinak

This World and the Next by JW Hicks

A Gift of the Gods by Gordon Knight

Connie's Convertible (Revision 3) by Jim Coffey

A Cross by the Road (Revised) by Dan Schuler


The Hypnotist (revised V2) by Rob Ganley

Bunny Rabbits, Elves & Flowers by A J Hudspith - (JohnnyVee) 

Overlord - The Rise of Zenobia (3) by JD Smith

La Putain Anglaise by Lorraine Mace

Mrs Outhwaite by Wendy Newdy

Persona (Revision 1) by Martine Lillycrop

Welsh, Not by Chris Pitt

Flashback by E. Christopherson

Xy: Nathan's story by Kasia

mighty like a rose (Who, me? revised) by Steevan Glover (H.E Glover)

Red Shadows (Revised) by William McCormick

Symbolic Behaviour Emporium by Cope - Walker

Two for the Crow by Jennifer J. Sowle

Dead Dom by Daniel Lewis

The Peter Chair by Jasper Dorgan

Girl 99 by Fisher

The Kingfisher (rev) by Andrew Wrigley

Adiós, Aurora by Andrew Wrigley

The Stasi File by Peter Bernhardt

Cloudless by Gee Askew

Murder and the African Queen (v2) by William McCormick

A Sea of Straw by Primrose Hill

The Rusty Coracle v3 by  jj marsh

The A-Men by John Trevillian

And Stones Shall Dance by David Pickering

Diminuendo by Joe 90

Echoes of the Sword's Song (V4) by C. L. Frontera

A Child of the Blood by Jo Reed

Ready to Fall by Sheila Bugler

The Hoagystone v2a by Edward Alport

Tied by JW Hicks

Death by DeNiro by Mike Hanson

He sings because he is by Joe 90

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