Five final steps before sending off a draft | The Bath Novel Award

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Guest blog by Gillian McAllister:

“When writing a novel we become blind to its flaws. An author friend and I like to joke that we would and also really wouldn’t like to erase our memories and read our work afresh. In the absence of memory wiping, here are five ways I ensure there are as few typos as possible at the point when I press ‘send’…”

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2016 Longlist Announcement | The Bath Novel Award

THE BATH CHILDREN’S NOVEL AWARD 2016 LONGLIST.

This year, 715 manuscripts were submitted by unsigned writers across the globe. From an incredibly strong field, 26 novels have been longlisted, with a range of settings from 19th century Castile to future wintry worlds via coastal Devon, Texan creeks and a sewage tunnel beneath Buckingham Palace…

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