The 2019 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize is open until March 1, 2019.
Free to enter.
There are two categories: Best Published Novel and Best Unpublished Manuscript. The prize is open to writers of any nationality, writing in English.
The winner of the Best Published Novel will receive £15,000. The winner of the Best Unpublished Manuscript will receive a publishing deal with Bonnier Books UK. In addition, each of the shortlisted writers will receive three months of one-to-one manuscript development with literary consultant, David Llewelyn.
Novels must be at least 50,000 words in length, but the ideal length is more than 75,000 words. Authors must not be represented by a literary agent or previously have had a novel published. Self-published books are eligible.