AGP Presents . . .
Frequently Asked Questions
What is AGP Presents?
AGP Presents is a quarterly creative writing anthology. The book showcases a different bunch of related short stories, crafted by international creative writers, each tale guaranteed to keep you turning the page until the end.
A peek into our creative nest located
What do we get for our £10 ($15)?
Here’s what you get, just for entering:
This is a short story competition, so whilst everyone is a winner for taking part, there will only be 20 slots available for the actual book. So, inclusive of the above mentioned benefits, when we separate the chaff from the wheat, the Top 20 writers win:
The Top 5 writers win all of the above PLUS:
The Top 3 writers, who stave off the rest of the competition, win all the above, plus
What Is The Benefit Here?
Do you know how good of a writer you are? Whether your story makes the final cut or not, you get first hand analysis of your work from industry professionals. This will help boost your confidence, and help you become a better writer.
Furthermore, you enter in with a chance of becoming a published author. Not because you self published, but because we chose you.
It gets better.
The top twenty entrants are given the opportunity to pitch their novel idea to us. We don’t mean the short story you have just submitted. No, the top 20 winners get to pitch their 'other' novel idea at us. That novel of yours that has been brewing for months, or perhaps half written. If the pitches are good enough, and we like what we see, AG Pushings will take your book on and publish it, both electronically and in print. We’ll take care of everything from editing to the cover to marketing and more.
AG Publishings will get the hard work done on that end, as we look to increase your generation of passive income.
What Happens When I Submit My Work?
We record your entry and begin editing your work. We sift through the entrants who have to go through 3 gruelling rounds to get to the final.
After editing and judging takes place, we send you back the feedback form that we use to judge your work on our criteria. We offer pointers on how you can improve your work. We’ll tell you what we like and what we don’t like. More importantly, we tell you why we think what we think. This gives you room to construct from our criticism positively.
This will help you assess where your creative writing skillset is, so that you can make the journey to become a better writer.
How Are Works Judged?
Harshly. Well, to be specific, works will be judged upon the 5 key criteria that make a bestseller: Pace, Setting, Theme, Character, and Plot.
We feel that these are the five main cornerstones for any story, no matter what the length. Some people think that because short stories are short, that they can skimp on one of the five corner stones of great story telling. At AG Publishings, we disagree with this.
Why? Well, no matter how short your story is, you still need the five corner stones and we’ll mark you on this. We will offer criticism, but it will be constructive. We’re not here to bust your chops, but help you along the path to author hood. And you can’t get there with broken legs. So we take care to ensure our constructive criticism helps you build and move forward.
Why Should I Enter If There Is No Guarantee My Work Will Be Used?
Easy. Entering AGP Presents provides a fantastic experience that will develop you positively as a creative writer. For just entering, we provide plenty of creative writing benefit. We edit and evaluate your work and writing style via video. You get a free copy of both your free copy of the anthology and 'Flash Fiction In A Flash'. (also available on amazon).
Furthermore, the top 20 get the opportunity to pitch their new novel idea to industry professionals, for the potential of an option for publication. The top 5 winners get publishing contracts for their short stories worth $1,500.
And the top 3 take in the kudos for the book with their names on the front cover. All in all, For such a small fee, what you receive, just for entering, provides great value. When you cut into the top 20, the benefits just get better. What have you to loose? If you have any other questions or queries, please, drop us a line now below.