The Next Big Author is an initiative with the involvement of leading publishers to encourage novel writing in a dedicated month in the year i.e May 2011. For example, for people who want to write something new for that month, or for people who want to try novel writing for the first time.
See homepage of The Next Big Author for the competition rules.
The event means the The Next Big Author winners will have their novel openings read and receive critiques in July from Bloomsbury, Random House, Orion, Little Brown and Hodder and Stoughton.
Also, as usual, there will be ten separate critiques from Random House and Orion in July for normal youwriteon participation.
The Next Big Author site is seeing a lot of entrants so this should mean increased feedback for stories on site here during the event, and after for those who continue to participate on youwriteon, which we hope will be beneficial for everyone developing their stories. For any queries, please email The Next Big Author site.
This post was last edited by Book News, 04 Mar 2011, 14:55