How to Enter the Kelpies Prize
This year, the Kelpies Prize is all new! If you have entered before, please note that we are no longer asking you to submit a full manuscript.
To enter this year’s Kelpies Prize, you should submit the following using our online form:
1. The first five chapters of a book for children, plus a synopsis (2-3 paragraphs) summarising the whole book, so we can see how your story will develop.
2. A synopsis (2-3 paragraphs) for a different book for children.
3. A short piece of writing (1,000-3,000 words) for children that begins with:
There were three things everyone knew about [character name]…
The closing date for entries is 5pm, 28 February 2019.
Good luck! We look forward to receiving your entry by 28 February 2019.