Reflections on the application stage: what did we learn?

It seems incredible that it has been seven years since Megaphone Mentoring opened for applications for the very first time. Since then we have mentored 13 brilliantly talented mentees in total, of whom 7 are now either published or signed with literary agents. Our wonderful judging team of editors has now selected our 8 menteesContinue reading “Reflections on the application stage: what did we learn?”

Update on the mentoring scheme

Quick update: the judges have met and discussed the shortlist! If you applied to the scheme, please keep an eye on your inbox this week – and remember that we offer fully-funded creative writing workshops, Q&As with publishing professionals and more to every applicant regardless of success (you should already have had an email fromContinue reading “Update on the mentoring scheme”

And that’s a wrap!

Update: We closed to applications at midnight, 31/08/23. We’d like to give our warmest thanks to everyone who applied. Our first impressions are of a very high standard of applications – we’re excited! If you applied, you should have received an email confirming receipt. If you have not, contact us and let us know. WhatContinue reading “And that’s a wrap!”

We close to applications at midnight TONIGHT

It’s your last chance to apply for mentoring in 2023 – 2024! People of colour in England with a passion for children’s or YA literature: work 1-1 with a published author to bring your book to the best possible point, learn the ins and outs of the industry from editors and agents, and get yourContinue reading “We close to applications at midnight TONIGHT”

We close to applications tomorrow!

Folk, it’s nearly your last chance to apply for this round of Megaphone mentoring – we close to applications at midnight on 31/08/23. Thank you so much to everyone who has applied already, we are really enjoying reading the applications – there is a lot of talent out there! If you haven’t received an acknowledgementContinue reading “We close to applications tomorrow!”

You have until the end of the month to apply for mentoring!

Get your applications in now if you’d like a year of 1-1 mentoring from amazing published children’s authors. The first 60 applicants will be offered a year of free writing workshops and more.

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