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Stephen Kelman
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The Next Big Author Competition Entry is free for all nationalities. The publishing groups of many of the world's most famous authors - including Dan Brown, Terry Pratchett and Stephen King - join to support The Next Big Author in our competitions, and read and provide feedback on winners opening chapters. If you have written the opening chapters of a book at any time you can participate in our competitions. Join now and the site will alert you when we introduce the next competition.

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This is a brilliant initiative and a great way for budding authors to receive feedback on their work. Your book receiving editorial input early will hopefully propel it on the way to publication!
Lauren Buckland, Commissioning Editor, Random House Children's Books
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