And this year, to help you develop your writing style we have teamed up with the prestigious Faber Academy to bring you a series of tutorials.
Watch the video below to discover what novelist, poet and Director of the Faber Academy Fiction Programme, Richard Skinner has to say about ‘Voice’ and how to find it.
As for the prize, this year it's bigger and better than ever. As well as seeing their entry published in ELLE, the winner will be offered a place on the groundbreaking Faber Academy six-month online novel-writing course, worth £2,800.
For the opening sentence of your entry and more information, see the September issue of ELLE. Good luck!
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