CALLING ALL WRITERS … Today – 21st April, is #PitchCB over on Twitter. Go take a look. It’s your chance to pitch your novel to our agents in a tweet. If they ‘like’ your pitch, they’ll invite you to send in your novel … Well, this month, CBC is joining in by offering a free place on one of our £200 online creative writing courses to one writer whose pitch we like. If you’d like to win the free place our next Starting to Write Your Novel course (worth £200), here’s what you need to do:
- Write your pitch – which must be less than 140 characters, just like a tweet – into an email
- Put #PitchCB Course Giveaway into the subject of the email
- Send your email to CBCcourses@curtisbrown.co.uk
- Join our mailing list (if you haven’t already done so) via our home page **
Do this by midnight (UK-time) tonight and you might just win the free place!* We’ll also be offering five £50 course discounts to runners-up! Results on Monday …
Starting to Write Your Novel is a 6-week online course to help you get going on your novel, using videos, tasks and with a forum to share your work with us and with your fellow students. The course starts on 17th May! Find out more by clicking here.
*If you’ve already paid for a place on the next Starting to Write Your Novel course, you can still enter. If you win, we’ll refund your fee.
**You do need to join the mailing list to be eligible to win …
As well as expert teaching from published authors, all our novel-writing courses offer dedicated modules on submitting your novel to literary agents – and include sessions on writing a synopsis and preparing a covering letter. Click for more information or to apply for our creative writing courses.