Children's Fiction Competition: How to Enter!

Posted by Jazz on Tuesday July 14th, 2015

We’re now halfway through the year, so technically closer to Christmas than last New Year – which means there are only 6 months left to get your manuscripts in tip-top shape and send them in to us. The deadline for entries to The Times/Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition is Friday 18th December, so if you’re an unpublished children’s writer with a great story to tell, here’s a quick reminder on what you need to submit … (more…)

Shortlistee to finished book: Lisa Drakeford and THE BABY

Posted by Jazz on Thursday July 9th, 2015

Lisa Drakeford was shortlisted for the Times/Chicken House Children's Fiction Competition in 2014. One year later, we've published her shortlisted novel, The Baby, and the incredible reviews have been flooding in. Here, Lisa shares her experience of being published ...

Three Months On: Winning the Times/Chicken House Children's Fiction Competition

Posted by Jazz on Wednesday July 1st, 2015

Laurel Remington, winner of the Times/Chicken House Children's Fiction Competition 2015, tells us her experience of winning ...

'And the winner is ...'

Four little words. Words that could change a life. When I went inside the Savile Club in London that day in March, I didn’t dare to hope that it could be my life. (more…)