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Book Links QLD Inc

Book Links Mentorship closing date extended

The closing date for the Book Links Mentorship has been extended from 31 July to 30 August 2020. It is open to Book Links members.

Applicants are invited to submit a synopsis and the first two chapters or first 6000 words, of a work of fiction for either junior or YA readers, or 2 picture book manuscripts.

The mentorship will provide the winner with the opportunity to develop their early draft manuscript to a publishable standard with a professional mentor. Applications will be assessed on literary and artistic merit and developmental potential.

  • The mentorship is valued at $1000.
  • The mentor is Robyn Sheahan Bright.
  • Entry fee is $15 +.50 cents Trybooking booking fee


  • You must have a completed manuscript which is not under consideration by any publishers.
  • Open to current financial members of Book Links Qld Inc.  If you are not a member and would like to join, click here.
  • Applications from emerging writers who have not yet published in book form, or who have published no more than two manuscripts via traditional publication, will be accepted.

For more information about the mentorship and how to apply read this information.

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