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The ShortList.com Fiction Competition


Sick of toiling away at your novel without knowing if it will ever really get published? Well, you're really really really not alone.

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For the next two months, we'll be on the lookout for the best undiscovered talent in the country. We want you to send in a taster of your book and the winning entry will receive 12 months of one on one coaching including face-to-face meetings and written feedback with Chris Wellbelove of Greene & Heaton.


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