Shortlist complete!

I have just finished making the final shortlist for megaphone. We had sixty-two applications and it has been incredibly difficult to choose the shortlist of ten, knowing that after editors’ input that will have to go down to just five successful applicants. I really didn’t know what to expect – how many applicants, what standardContinue reading “Shortlist complete!”

Book Bound retreat: grant available!

The Book Bound retreat for children’s writers (early readers through to YA, no picture books, sorry) is offering a full grant for one participant in financial need this year. Travel costs aren’t included but everything else is. Have a look here for this excellent opportunity – you have to scroll down :  

Update from Megaphone

Happy new year and here’s an update from Megaphone – finally! Thank you so much to everyone who applied and everyone who spread the word. We had 62 applications which I think, for a new project – starting from zero  in terms of publicity – with a relatively demanding application process, for a long-term commitment,Continue reading “Update from Megaphone”

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