Novel Opening 2023 – Writerwerx University


Tuesday, February 28, 2023


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Entry Fees

$20 USD per entry.


First Place: $2,000 in cash and prizes. Second Place: $1,000 in cash and prizes. Third Place: $100 in cash and prizes.


The Writerwerx University Novel Opening Contest 2023 (’s “Best Writing Contest of 2022” award recipient)

Contest opens: February 1st.
Contest closes: February 28th (29th in leap years)
Winners announced: April
Entry fee: $20

The Novel Opening contest is open to authors who:

► Are over the age of 18.
► Have published a book.
► Have an ISBN for their book.
► Are currently selling that book on sites such as Amazon, Smashwords, or (no “out of print,” or other non-active statuses).

Eligible authors are asked to submit the first 1,000 words of their book from any genre, fiction or nonfiction, in an effort to pique the interest of the judges and make them want to read more.

Check out past winners at

Contact Information

[email protected] 404-436-0896 977 Montreal Road Unit 1243 Clarkston, GA 30021


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