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heat Holiday Reads

by Carl Smith |
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heat’s teamed up with Booksandthecity.co.uk and Simon & Schuster UK to find and publish a brand-new writer. All you have to do to be in with a chance of becoming our #heatseeker is submit a 2,500-word (maximum) short story, the plotline of which can be anything fresh, exciting, intriguing and surprising within the women’s fiction genre.

heatseeker contest

The Judges

• Sunday Times best-selling author Paige Toon

• heat’s Brand Editor-in-Chief Lucie Cave

• heat’s Book Reviews Editor/author Isabelle Broom

• Emma Capron, Editor at Simon & Schuster UK

• Sara-Jade Virtue, Brand Director at Booksandthecity.co.uk

The Deadline

All entries must be emailed to heatseeker@simonandschuster.co.uk by 11pm on 30 September 2017. Late entries will not be judged, so don’t delay.

The Prize

In heat’s most exciting and potentially life-changing literary competition to date, the winner will get a mentoring session with best-selling author and judge Paige Toon. They will also receive an eBook contract from Simon & Schuster UK to include 25 per cent author royalties, and will ultimately have their debut published in eBook format. For additional info and the compettion, including the full terms and conditions, go to booksandthecity.co.uk/heatseeker.

Good luck!

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