fri01marAll DayCompletedGutsy Great Novelist Chapter One PrizeCategoryNovelInternationalEntry Fee$20 Max word countFirst chapter only Top Prize$1,000

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The Gutsy Great Novelist Chapter One Prize is awarded for an outstanding first chapter of an unpublished novel. First prize is $1,000; 2nd is $500; and 3rd is $250. The prize is open to anyone over 18 writing a novel in English in any genre for adult or YA readers. Winners will be announced March 29, 2024.

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