Update: The First Page Challenge
The First Page Challenge is a writing contest for novelists. Hook us in a single double-spaced page for a chance to win a growing prize pool, plus publication on the Chopping Blog.
Our judge, Michelle Barker, will be asking herself one question: how likely am I to turn this page and keep reading?
Update: we've just hit 60 entries!
That means the prize pool is up to $200 for 1st and $100 for 2nd. With ten more entries, third place is firmed up at $50. After that, all additional entries contribute to the first place prize. In our last contest, the prize for first place got up to $720. We might be on track for a similar amount since most entries arrive in the final two weeks.
Submission deadline: September 30, 2020.
Check out the 2019 winner here.
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