Thursday, July 1, 2021
Entry fee is $15 per story. You may submit any number of stories. Anyone who can write a mystery story in English. You don’t have to be a member of AMW. No prior experience necessary. Writer must be a Southwestern state resident (Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, California, Colorado).
FIRST PLACE: $200 SECOND PLACE: $100 THIRD PLACE: $75
What Kind of Story? Any sort of mystery, suspense, or thriller. See the rules under “Contests” at www.arizonamysterywriters.com.
How to Submit: See the Submission Requirements Form and Entry Form for official rules at www.arizonamysterywriters.com. Entries are judged “blind,” that is, without the judges knowing who wrote the stories. A correct entry form must accompany EACH submission.
Past Winners: You can read the most recent winning stories from the contest for all ages by clicking the “Winners” tab under the “Contest” tab.