Terms and Conditions

  • In order to be considered, all entries must be received before 23:59 on the 31/5/2019.
  • Entry is open to writers in the English language worldwide.
  • All submitted manuscripts must contain the author’s contact details and the synopsis within the same document.
  • All entries should have a cover page with the entrant’s name, address and email/telephone number.
  • Only completed novels over 50,000 words will be accepted, there is no maximum requirement for the number of words.
  • You must be satisfied that your novel is complete; there will be no later opportunity to submit a different version.
  • All adult fiction genres welcome, no other genres will be accepted for entry.
  • Self-published/independently published manuscripts are welcome. Self-published/independently published means the author owns the rights to the work in full.
  • Manuscripts should be: double-spaced on A4 layout, single-sided, with pages numbered, the entrant’s name and the title of the novel on every page.
  • The novels should be the entrant’s original work.
  • Novels should be written in English originally, no translations will be accepted for entry.
  • Entrants may enter more than one novel.
  • Winners will be contacted no later than the 31st of August 2019 via telephone/e-mail.
  • By submitting your manuscript you are agreeing for Daniel Goldsmith Associates Ltd to keep a record of your e-mail address for marketing purposes only. This information will only be used by Daniel Goldsmith Associates Ltd and will not be shared with any third parties. You can read our Privacy Policy here.
  • Entrants must not be related to Daniel Goldsmith Associates Ltd through employment.
  • Winners must be able to make themselves available for marketing purposes by providing a photo and written response.
  • Copyright of any novel remains with the author, however Daniel Goldsmith Associates Ltd has the right to publish extracts of up to 250 words from winning manuscripts as quotes for marketing purposes.