january, 2020

03jan1:00 am1:00 amFree entry!St. Martin’s Minotaur/ Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel CompetitionInternational Entry Fee: Free
Max word count: Full manuscript
Top Prize: $10,000 and publication

Event Details

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 one manuscript written in the English language. Murder or another serious crime or crimes has to be at the heart of the story.

The competition is free to enter.

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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