2021 WriteMentor Summer Programme: Showcase

Below is listed the 2021 Showcase entries from our Summer Mentoring Programme. We have divided entries by age category to help navigate and listed additional details both on this page and the individual entry pages.

Simply click on the TITLE of the manuscript that you wish to read and it will take you to each entry’s page.

Agents, please note the the number of an entry you wish you to request for the form that you will complete. These are listed both below, on the individual entry page and on the form, alongside the title.

It is our great pleasure to present to you (and everyone!) the class of 2021!

(Any agents/editors not registered, can do so here.)

PICTURE BOOKS

Entry NumberNameTitle of ManuscriptMentor NameAge categoryGenreApprox Word Count
1Anna VosburghLOVE MAKES ROOMAnna LazowskiPBContemporary Humor650
2Anne WeedonJemima and the PiratesJon CoxPBFunny, rhyming768
3Becky WalkerMY FEARLESS SHADOWAnna LazowskiPBFiction/Fantasy436
4Chloe WardHATE HAS NO HOMERachell AbalosPBContemporary, #ownvoices600
5Claire LewisThe Universe According to PrawnsFrances TosdevinPBHumour645
6Jane MackenzieHow to Float a Billy GoatMelinda SzymanikPBSTEM funny480
7Jenny CaddyThe Paper BirdLiz KashyapPBLyrical fiction571
8Joanna BennThe Call of the ArborEmma PearlPBEnvironment, fantasy734
9Joanne RuffellThere’s a Pirate in my Socks!Jon CoxPBFunny/Contemporary493
10Kimberly RothwellThe Song of the FrogLiz KashyapPBFolklore/Myth360
11Kirsty RorkeCat and MooseMeredith VighPBHumorous420
12Megan SoundGrasshopper FriendsSkylaar AmannPBContemporary726
13Stephanie RondeauTHE BOY WHO STOLE THE SUN Emma PearlPBSEL, Contemporary504
14Tom LancasterLubanzi, The Almost ElephantBecky WilsonPBHumour591

CHAPTER BOOKS

Entry NumberNameTitle of ManuscriptMentor NameAge categoryGenreApprox Word Count
15Clare ThompsonAliens on Odd StreetLouise GoodingCBContemporary, Own Voice, Neurodiversity14,000
16Estelle Grace TudorCARRIGAN CARTER AND THE MAP OF MYSTERYCarolyn WardCBHistorical Magical Realism17,000
17Sarah McDermottCaptain Tuna and the Nostrils of DoomEmma Finlayson-PalmerCBFunny, adventure10,000
18Susan MannThe Secret GnomePriscilla ManteCBFantasy Fiction10,000

MIDDLE GRADE

Entry NumberNameTitle of ManuscriptMentor NameAge categoryGenreApprox Word Count
19Amanda DavenportThe Winter at the End of the WorldLis JardineMGFantasy65,000
20Amy FeestThe HunderbeasteClare HarlowMGSupernatural Mystery43,000
21Catherine PrescottCustard by MidnightNatasha HolmesMGFantasy35,000
22Claudia GonellaThe Mystery Of The Muddled PuddlesGina and LaurenMGFantasy adventure44,000
23Emily M. BaileyBirdgirlNatasha HolmesMGContemporary50,000
24Emma JonesTHE TROUBLE WITH ESMERALDAEmma Finlayson-PalmerMGContemporary22,600
25Emma LusardiThe Curse of Lemuel FroggattCarolyn WardMGMagical Realism47,000
26Faith RivensThe Hollow SleepsPiu Das GuptaMGGothic55,000
27Habon JamaDewey, the BeginningPhilip KavvadiasMGContemporary, Funny, Mystery59,000
28Jennie GollehonBee’s TreeChristine WebbMGContemporary54000
29Katherine JenningsEmily and the Cartoon Time-Traveling DragonJennifer BromhamMGScience fantasy50,000
30Laura NoakesThe UnfortunatesJonathan EyersMGHistorical50,000
31Lynn Grace WongA Night at The LighthouseClare HarlowMGHorror50,000
32Michelle Richardson EVIE AND THE BOX OF NOTHING Rachel Faturoti MGMagical fantasy 38,000
33Naomi ConranSkywildRebecca RouillardMGFantasy Adventure55,000
34PJ ParkBeri and the Banished KingGeorge Jreije and Maeeda KhanMGFantasy62,000
35Rachel Rivers PorterCharlie Palmer and the Amazing Eco WarriorsTasha Harrison MGContemporary humour51,000
36Rebecca LaxtonEmma’s PeakLori KecklerMGMystery with STEM & speculative elements 55,000
37Rebecca OrwinKindred SpiritLiz FlanaganMGSupernatural adventure62,000
38Richard B KnightSecond SkinRavena GuronMGSuperhero 63,000
39Sarah WynneMurder in VelvetLu HerseyMGThriller41,000
40SF LayzellCottonopolisEmily KennyMGHistorical fiction32,000
41Shawn ProctorThe Ex-CalibersStacie TurnerMGContemporary fantasy53,000
42Soph PriceThe Nesting RoomHannah Kates & Reena DeenMGDark Fantasy40,000
43Truly JohnstonCorrine and the DemoconchJoan HaigMGMagical realism42,000
44Vikki BurnsThe HistoriscopeLisette AutonMGTime travel adventure62,000

YOUNG ADULT

Entry NumberNameTitle of ManuscriptMentor NameAge categoryGenreApprox Word Count
45Amani Salahudeen Don’t Meet Your HeroesKathryn KettleYARom-Com65,000
46Amelia NasonThe Assassin & The QueenM. DaltoYAFantasy100,000
47Andrea PringChildren of the TundraAnna Mainwaring ClarkYAHistorical Magical Realism40,000
48Catherine WignallMaryRiv BegunYAHistorical Gothic Fantasy87,000
49Christina DotsonDevil’s IvyLaura WareckYAThriller78,000
50Daniel James AndersonHeroes of NoneAmanda BadilloYAContemporary Fantasy73,000
51Danielle Zell TatsakronBeautiful TragediesShayna GrissomYAGothic Contemporary72,000
52Dee BensonThe SwitchersHolly RaceYASci-Fi/Dystopia120,000
53El ParkManyworldsJennifer BromhamYAContemporary with Speculative & STEM elements68000
54Elisabeth PikeMurmurationMelissa WelliverYASpeculative-Fiction64,000
55Elva HillsCESSATIONSarah DanielsYAScience Fiction70,000
56Emily GraySaint ViciousBrianna BourneYAContemporary92,000
57Galadriel J. BrownEVERNIGHTMato J. StegerYAFantasy109,000
58Katy MadgwickDEMETERSarah DanielsYASci fi80,000
59Lara BuckheitA Realm of Ash and ShadowJenna (JM) JinksYAFantasy with elements of Romance99,460
60Lily MehallickForbidden GazeNaomi GibsonYAContemporary Fantasy85,000
61Linh PhamCatalystMarisa NoelleYASci-Fantasy81,000
62Madeline V. PineThe Truth Across the IceHolly RaceYAFantasy99,000
63Neil GlaserTo Utter A StutterLouisa ReidYAContemporary Verse Novel30,000
64Noelle StraderTHE PROS AND CONS OF DATING GREYHeather Powell & Jennifer GriswellYARomCom83,000
65R. LeeTEETHKari VeenstraYAFantasy76,000
66Rosie TalbotSixteen SoulsCynthia MurphyYAContemporary fantasy78,000
67Sophia LuoEternally MortalC.H. BarronYAHistorical Fantasy95,000
68Sophie SiddallLovebirdsAnna BrittonYAContemporary Romance70,000
69Taylor Lauren Wou RossPowr MatchBrianna BourneYASpeculative Romance71,000
70Valerie NortonNEMETHETSamantha CookYAFantasy Adventure90,000

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