Pulp Idol 2013!
If you want to be in with a chance of getting your first chapter published and getting to read in front of a major publisher or agent, then you need to enter this year’s Pulp Idol. Prizes include: Getting your work read by an agent/publisher, a one week residential writing course with Ty Nywdd and publication in a collection of first chapters by Writing on the Wall.
All finalists get their first chapter published in a book of ‘Firsts’. Click to view copies of Pulp Idol – Firsts 2010, 2011 and 2012. Pulp Idol – Firsts is produced in hard copy and also made available in Kindle. It is circulated to agents and publishers.
Your entries will not be published. If you are unable to attend the heats, we can now do them online. So no matter where you are, you are able to enter.
The competition is now closed. Please look out for the heats and the final event in Liverpool Central Library on 25th May, 1pm. The competition will run again next year, keep an eye on this page for more information next February/March
The final of Pulp Idol 2012, was held at Studio 2, Parr Street, at the end of WoWfest 2012. Judges were Senior Editor at award winning publishers, Tindal Street, and authors Helen Walsh (Brass, Go to Sleep) and Debbie Morgan (Disappearing Home).
Click here to see more photos from the Pulp Idol Final and festival Closing Party
Special thanks also to our sponsors Ty Newydd, The National Centre for Writing in Wales. Ty Newydd offer a range of courses, residentials and retreats. Click on their logo below to go to their website.
Debbie Morgan’s novel, Disappearing Home, is Published in March 2012 by Tindal Street Press, as a direct result of Debbie being a finalist in our Pulp Idol novel writing competition in 2010.
‘Entering Pulp Idol is unquestionably the most valuable thing I've done as a writer. I recommend it to aspiring writers everywhere. I can't think of a better way to further your career as a writer.I’m not exaggerating when I say that every new writer needs to know about Pulp Idol.’ Debbie Morgan