Mentoring Requirements and Process
Mentoring Requirements & Process

Requirements for Submissions

  • 10-page writing sample and a maximum one-page synopsis of your novel.
  • Your writing sample must be from the manuscript you plan to submit for mentoring, and one that you believe you have taken as far as you possibly can without mentoring.
  • Your sample and your manuscript must be as clean a copy as you can manage. That means you have revised it at least once and you have checked for spelling and grammatical errors.
  • Submissions much be a Word file (.doc or .docx)

Formatting guidelines:

  • 12 pt Times New Roman or Arial
  • double spaced
  • indent at the start of a new paragraph
  • no spaces between paragraphs
  • adhere to standard dialog formatting
  • spell/grammar check your submission before uploading the file on your application

Mentee Application Process

1) Sign in to your GCLS Account on our website at
2) Click the link below to start Mentee Application
3) Fill out the application – but do not submit - see (4)
4) Upload your writing sample, including a brief synopsis, to the application form.
5) Complete the simple math problem to prove the application is being made by a person and not a ‘bot. Then click send.

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