This round of mentoring is open to all disabled writers over the age of 18.
Applicants must have a disability, as defined by the Equality Act 2010. You’re disabled under the Equality Act 2010 if you have a physical or mental impairment that has a ‘substantial’ and ‘long-term’ negative effect on your ability to do normal daily activities.
Our form asks you to make a statement about why you should be awarded this mentoring opportunity.
TERMS & CONDITIONS
- Applicants to the Breakthrough Mentoring Programme for Disabled Writers must fulfil our eligibility criteria.
- Applicants to must not be currently represented by a literary agent.
Ready to apply?
Curtis Brown Creative offers mentoring places on the basis of proven writing ability. We ask applicants to send us the first 3,000 words of a novel/memoir/short story/ narrative non-fiction project in progress, with a one-page synopsis, and to fill out our application form. Mentoring places will be awarded to applicants with submission material that shows the greatest potential and promise in our view. The decision will be made by the Curtis Brown Creative team.
Our application process is simple, and we encourage all writers meeting the eligibility criteria to apply.
Don’t worry if you have little or nothing to say in response to questions about e.g. writing experience or employment. Just fill out the form, upload your work and we’ll be in touch soon.
The deadline for applications is Sun 5 Nov, and we will respond to applicants by Thurs 9 Nov. If you encounter any problems during the application process or have any more questions about the courses, please email email@example.com for assistance.
If you encounter any problems during the application process or have any more questions about this opportunity, please email firstname.lastname@example.org assistance.
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