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Apprenticeships in Fiction

APPRENTICESHIPS – Entry Requirements

The scheme is suitable for writers who have already produced a complete or almost complete draft of a novel. Candidates will be expected to meet a number of key deadlines and to aim towards concluding the programme with a novel in final draft.

You will need to submit:


Manuscripts should be in 12pt. font and double-spaced. Supporting documents (profile, synopsis, etc.) should be 12pt. font single-spaced. Please submit the statement and personal profile together on one page.



A one-year professional development programme

There are issues I never suspected and I can see that there is a fair amount of work to do. But it’s wonderful to get such a good sense of what I need to do, and a complete breath of fresh air after all the struggling alone.

Mandy Sutter
The Size of It