YouWriteOn Adult Fiction 2010 Overall Winner. The Apothecary’s Daughter by Charlotte Betts joins the previous YouWriteOn Writers and Award Winners below who have achieved mainstream publishing successes with leading publishers. The Apothecary’s Daughter was discovered by the literary agency who represents bestselling book series The Princess Diaries by the agency viewing the story’s opening chapters on the YouWriteOn story charts earlier this year, and the novel has now secured a 2 book deal with publisher Little Brown – publisher of bestselling authors such as as Iain Banks, Stephanie Meyer and Patricia Cornwell. The Apothecary’s Daughter will be published in 2011.
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