The successes listed below clearly confirm that Page Turner Awards is providing validation, inspiration, and a genuine launchpad for many authors, writers, and screenwriters.
February 2022 Success Stories Update
We can't wait to share some exciting news with you! Two great success stories from our 2021 Page Turner Awards have progressed.
Screenplay Success Story 1
Jonny King won the Screenplay Award category TV Series Award for his submission, Gifted. As well as winning the overall Screenplay Award, Jonny also won literary management from Sean Dubravac from Entertainment Lab.
British actress, Jane Asher is now attached to play the main character, Verity, in Jonny's TV series, Gifted, and Sean has pitched the project to a number of top production companies who have requested to read the script, including Warner Bros, Paramount, Disney and The Jim Henson Company.
Writing Success Story 2
Writing Success Story 3
Jo's first book The Ragged Valley is available to order in eBook or paperback from every bookshop and can be found online here. Book 2 in the Sheffield Sagas is out on November 3.
Our Success Stories
In only two years, Page Turner Awards has achieved the following for the writers who have entered our international writing competition:
- Five writers won literary management representation. Mark Stibbe, Min Day and Sharon Barba are now represented by Yasmin Kane. Emma Williams is now represented by Samar Hammam.
- Another fifteen had their full manuscript requested by literary agents, which hopefully will lead to agency representation.
- Nine writers won a writing mentorship.
- Thirteen Indie Authors won a publishing contract and audiobook production.
- Six Indie Authors won an audiobook production.
- Five writers won a publishing contract and audiobook production
- Two mainstream published authors won an audiobook production.
- Three Indie Authors won a highly valuable publicity campaign in the US or the UK.
- One Indie Author won her next book's publishing costs paid for by Page Turner Awards.
- Over 50 different writing prizes were won by many other different writers and authors.
- More than 78 testimonials have so far been formally posted on the Page Turner website by authors stating delight at their experience in joining the awards, with a lot more formal praise being posted in our Forum area.
- As well as winning the overall Screenplay Award, Jonny King won literary management from Sean Dubravac from Entertainment Lab. That could be you later this year when the winners are announced at our online ceremony in October!
- After reaching the 2021 Longlist, Steven Mitchell now has a publishing deal with SRL Publishing and his book, Under The Moss, is being released in 2022.
Last but by no means least, the diversity of our awards significantly expanded in 2021 with entrants, finalists, shortlist, and winners all being drawn from a wide range of different nationalities, race, gender, and cultural backgrounds.
We hope to see further growth in our diversity in the future Page Turner Awards.