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2022 Character Anthology & Contest: A Novel Idea


Sunday, June 26, 2022


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Entry Fees



Top prize: $299 and publication in our Character Anthology.

Finalists will receive $50 and publication in our Character Anthology.


Prompt: Write a short story featuring a character that will inspire a novel.

Focus on the protagonist of your next novel. For example, create a compelling narrative from a defining moment in their backstory, an out-of-character action that foreshadows a key conflict, or an important or problematic relationship that constrains or empowers them.

Word count: 2,000 to 3,000.

US and 18+ only please.

Contact Information

Celeste Davidson
[email protected]


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