Bardsy’s First Chapter Contest


Monday, March 13, 2023



Entry Fees



The grand prize is $599 and anthology publication. All finalists will receive $60 and anthology publication.


We’re looking for first chapters that grab our attention and leave us wanting more. Your chapter should set the stage for the story to come, establishing key elements like character, world and conflict.

All qualified entrants will receive professional feedback and have the opportunity to revise their story prior to judging.

Word count: 2,000 to 3,000 words.

US and 18+ only please.

Contact Information

Casey Peta [email protected]


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