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Discoveries Posts

23 September 2020

Meet the CBC and Curtis Brown Discoveries team

by Discoveries Discoveries, Events, From the Agents

Now that the Discoveries Prize is open for application we’d like to introduce you to the team of women behind Curtis Brown’s and Curtis Brown Creative’s participation in the programme. We’re all particularly excited to be working with the Women’s Prize Trust and NatWest on this exciting new initiative designed to support unpublished women writers […]

16 September 2020

How to prepare your application to Discoveries

by Discoveries Discoveries, Events, How To ...

We are so excited to announce that the Discoveries Prize is now open for entries! We’re proud to be partnered with the Women’s Prize Trust, Curtis Brown and NatWest on this brand new opportunity for unpublished women writers. The prize also has a brilliant panel of judges which includes bestselling author and founder of the […]

22 July 2020

Ten step guide to planning your novel

by Discoveries Discoveries, Writing Tips

Every author will ultimately develop their own approach to planning and writing a novel and there’s certainly no one-size-fits-all solution. Nor is there a consensus among the professionals. If you’re wondering how to plan your own novel, here are ten steps to get you started.

08 July 2020

Ten ways to approach the first draft of your novel

by Discoveries Discoveries, Writing Tips

CBC and Curtis Brown are proud to be partnering with the Women’s Prize Trust and NatWest to launch Discoveries, a writing development programme that will offer aspiring female authors of all ages and backgrounds encouragement and support at the beginning of their creative journeys. Regular readers of this blog will already know Anna Davis, author and managing director […]

24 June 2020

Kate Mosse: ‘Throughout history, too many women’s voices have been left unheard or underheard’

by Discoveries Author Interviews, Discoveries, Writing Tips

CBC and Curtis Brown are proud to be partnering with the Women’s Prize Trust and NatWest to create Discoveries, a writing development prize and programme offers aspiring female authors of all ages and backgrounds encouragement and support at the beginning of their creative journeys. The Discoveries team talk books and writing advice with Kate Mosse, the […]