2020 novel prize explained

First Prize will consist of £2000, a trophy and online publishing contract.

Winner must agree to concede a written or video interview which will be published in our web.

The online publishing contract will be with a publishing company from the South West of England; winning novel will be published online and author will keep 50% of royalties, DCI Novel Prize 25% and publisher 25%.

Two Shortlisted candidates will be offered a publishing contract similar to the one offered to the winning novel.