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The Masters Review Novel Excerpt Contest 2023

sun12novAll DayCompletedThe Masters Review Novel Excerpt Contest 2023CategoryNovelInternationalEntry Fee$20 Max word count6000 Top Prize$3,000

Event Details

The competition is organized by The Masters Review, an American literary magazine and book publisher. The competition is open to emerging writers.

Each fall, The Masters Review hosts a call for novel excerpts!

You may submit an excerpt from any section of your completed or in-progress novel, but choose wisely: a synopsis should not be required for understanding the excerpt. As always, we have no limitations on genre, though we are primarily interested in literary fiction.

Entries should be in English. Maximum word count is 6000 words.

Submitted work must be previously unpublished.

We are keen to encourage quality submissions, so suggest writers to check their stories before submitting using Prowritingaid. They have free and paid versions and are the best writing software we know to help improve grammar, readability and check for repetition, ‘sticky’ sentences and suggest alternatives.

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