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Society of AuthorsStill finishing your apprentice award entry for 2018? You should know the award just got better. We are delighted to announce our new partnership with the Society of Authors.

As a winner, you will join the Word Factory alumnae, some of the most talented writers in the UK, in a scheme that’s recognised throughout the publishing industry. You will also become a member of the prestigious SoA – a vital support for professional writers in the UK. Membership includes career-strengthening training on the business aspects of authorship, confidential contract vetting and legal advice, opportunities to meet other authors and to become involved in campaigns for a fairer publishing industry – all in addition to receiving free mentoring from the Word Factory and mentors Courttia Newland, KJ Orr, Jenn Ashworth and Tom Lee.

Award deadline: February 1st.

Find out more here.