We’re looking for a first page that reels us into your story! Whether it be the first page of your novel, short story, essay, memoir, or otherwise, we want to see those killer opening lines. This contest is open internationally across all genres. Want guaranteed feedback on your submission? We've got an option for that! Just add "Contest Entry + Critique" to your cart, and your critique will hit your inbox September 3 after the contest winner is announced.
$150 Cash Prize (1st Place) + $50 GC to Papier (1st and 2nd Place)
WHEN TO SUBMIT:
Contest opens Monday, August 16. Last day to enter is August 30 (Winner Announced September 3).
HOW TO SUBMIT:
After purchasing your submission, submit your letter as a .doc or .docx attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “First Page Contest.”
HOW TO FORMAT:
Submissions must be 500 words or less, double-spaced, and 12 pt. Times New Roman font.