UV Masterclass report, part 1

This year’s Undiscovered Voices preparations are bigger than ever with our very first UV Masterclass series proving hugely popular. But if you missed out, don’t panic! Here’s a breakdown to clue you in. Each of the three sessions focused on… Read more

Guest blog: The joy of deadlines and other tips for success (Anna Brooke)

In our latest guest blog post, a recent Undiscovered Voices finalist, Anna Brooke (UV2020), shares her story of procrastination, pandemics and promising publishing potential.  The joy of deadlines and other tips for success I’d been a journalist and travel writer… Read more

Guest Blog: Getting to the heart of your story (Bryony Pearce)

In our third guest blog post, the author of over 11 books and one of our first UV finalists, Bryony Pearce (UV2008), encourages writers to really get to the heart of their story to make sure every moment resonates with… Read more

UV2020 Honorary Chair, Candy Gourlay, speaks!

Undiscovered Voices is delighted that the amazing Candy Gourlay agreed to be our honorary chair for UV2020. She recorded this heartfelt and uplifting video to celebrate the success of this year’s finalists. Thank you so much Candy for taking the… Read more

Read what the UV2020 judges had to say

Our judging panel took questions from members as part of our successful launch event on Facebook TV.  Rosie Best has kindly typed up a transcript of the interesting and illuminating conversation between the judges and the team. Our amazing judging panel… Read more

UV2020 judging panel reveals their top tips!

Meet this year’s stellar judging panel and discover their top tips for any writer thinking of entering this year’s Undiscovered Voices! Our amazing judging panel are: Helen Boyle, Literary and Illustration Agent at Pickled Ink Aimée Felone, Co-founder of Knights… Read more

Getting Ready for UV2020 – Guest Blog with Sarah Merrett

In our first guest blog by past finalists, Sarah Merrett (UV2018), whose extract was called The Darlington Miracles, talks about how being short-listed opened doors for her and shares tips to get your extract in shape before you’re ready to submit.  Preparing… Read more

Before You Click Submit, Part 4 – Hunting Mistakes

As we get closer to the opening of UV submissions, we’re posting tips to make sure your submission stands the best chance of making it into the anthology. In this post, we’re looking at a great way to scrutinise your… Read more