November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), every author’s favorite and least favorite time of year. To kick it off, we’re bringing back our subscriber favorite First Chapter Contest for the month of November! We’re looking for a first chapter that immediately grips us, introduces intriguing characters, and leaves us desperate to dive into the rest of your manuscript! Contest is open to any genre. 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 December 3.
Galen Leather Notebook Folio ($151 value) and a Partial Manuscript Review from Scribbler Editorial ($400 value).
WHEN TO SUBMIT:
Contest opens Monday, November 8th. Last day to enter is November 19th. Winner is announced December 3. Critiques will be delivered the same day.
HOW TO SUBMIT:
After purchasing your submission, submit your chapter as a .doc or .docx attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “NaNo First Chapter”.
HOW TO FORMAT:
Submissions must be 3,000 words or less, double-spaced, and in 12 pt. Times New Roman font.