ST. MARTIN'S MINOTAUR/MYSTERY WRITERS OF AMERICA
FIRST CRIME NOVEL COMPETITION
What you need to know:
* Open to new unpublished authors only (with the exception of self-published authors, but submitted work must not have been self-published.)
* Author must not be under contract with a publisher for publication of a novel
* To enter, you must request an entry form via email: MB-MWAFirstCrimeNovelCompetition@StMartins.com
* Requests for entry form must be received no later than November 15, 2011.
* Each entrant will receive the name and mailing address of the judge to whom the submission should be mailed. Submissions must be postmarked by November 30, 2011 and must include a) manuscript, b) cover letter, c) entry form, and d) digital copy of manuscript on CD or USB stick with submission title and author name clearly marked.
* Winner will receive a contract for publication and a $10,000 advance.
For complete rules and submission requirements, visit http://www.mysterywriters.org/?q=Contests-Writers
Please read the guidelines in their entirety before submitting.