Deadline: June 20, 2023

Entry fee: $20

About the competition

We’re looking for first chapters that grab our attention and leave us wanting more. Your chapter should set the stage for the story to come, establishing key elements like character, world and conflict.

All finalists will receive $50 and anthology publication.

Must be 18 or older to enter.

Competition guidelines

NON-MEMBERS: CLICK TO SET UP A GUEST ACCOUNT then follow the member instructions.


  1. Log in, then click WRITE (left column) then NEW STORY
  2. Enter a working title and click USE EDITOR; write or paste your story
  3. Use the shopping cart (upper right) to pay fee
  4. Go back; click PUBLISH/STYLE (left of turquoise bar); check SUBMITTED TO CONTEST
  5. Check the whole guideline and submit your entry here.
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