How to finish your novel and get published

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Wednesday 21st Apr 2021

Tips from industry experts for Discoveries 2021

Sandeep Mahal chairs a panel of publishing industry experts, who discuss the various stages a book encounters after it has been written, before it ends up in the hands of readers; as well as offering tips and encouragement.

Originally delivered to entrants of the Women’s Prize for Fiction’s Discoveries 2021, covering what to do now they have written and submitted 10,000 words of a novel.

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Discoveries is our ambitious writers’ development programme offering aspiring female writers of all ages and backgrounds encouragement and support at the beginning of their creative journeys.

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The panel:
Sandeep Mahal (Chair), Women’s Prize Trust trustee, Discoveries 2020 judge, Director for Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature
Viola Hayden Literary agent at Curtis Brown
Ore Agbaje-Williams, fiction & non-fiction editor, The Borough Press
Bea Carvalho, Fiction buyer, Waterstones
Millie Seaward, Senior Publicity Manager, Dialogue Books

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