Entrants must be studying or have studied a course from The Writers Bureau.
Entrants can have taken any Writers Bureau course.
Entrants are to write an article between 700 and 1400 words about how their Writers Bureau course has helped them develop as a writer and how it contributed to their writing career. The article must include their writing achievements, how writing has affected their lives, the impact (if any) on other people, and anything else they consider relevant.
The article must not be longer than 1400 words or shorter than 700 words.
Any entry not adhering to the rules will be automatically disqualified.
All work must be in English.
All entries are to be received by 31st December 2008.
Copyright remains with the author but entrants agree to let The Writers Bureau use their article or excerpts from their article, for promotional purposes and on The Writers Bureau website.
Please include a photograph of yourself with your entry. If sending by email please send a jpg file.
Entries cannot be returned so please keep a copy.
Receipt of entries will only be acknowledged if accompanied by a stamped, self-addressed postcard. Except for the winners, entrants will only be notified of results if their entry is accompanied by a stamped, self-addressed envelope marked 'Award Results'.
“I’m currently working on my fourth book, have been paid for my writing by at least 15 different magazines, and now earn half my income from writing – all thanks to The Writers Bureau’s course."
Sarah Plater - Writers Bureau Writer of the Year 2017