Monday, February 28, 2022
$20 per book
First Place: $2,000 in cash and prizes.
Second Place: $1,000 in cash and prizes.
Third Place: $100 in cash and prizes.
The Novel Opening Contest is open to any author living in the United States who is over the age of 18 and has a published book with an ISBN on the market for sale (commercial and indie authors both welcome!). 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.