december, 2022

fri16decAll DayThis event is FREE to enter! Yay!Minotaur Books/Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel CompetitionInternationalCategory:NovelEntry Fee:Free Max word count:No less than 60,000 Top Prize:$10,000 and publication

2022 St. Martin’s Minotaur/ Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel Competition

Event Details

The competition is sponsored by Minotaur Books and Mystery Writers of America.

The competition is free to enter.

The competition is open to any writer, regardless of nationality, aged 18 or older, who has never been the author of any published novel.

You may submit only one manuscript (no less than 220 typewritten pages or approximately 60,000 words) written in the English language. Murder or another serious crime or crimes is at the heart of the story.

Only electronic submissions, uploaded through the online entry form, will be considered.

The winning manuscript will be published by Minotaur Books. The winner will receive an advance against future royalties of $10,000.

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