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Flash 500: Novel Opening Chapter & Synopsis Competition
Deadline: Sun 31 Oct 2021
Have you started, or completed, a novel with strong, credible characters and a page turning plot? Have you honed the first chapter? Can you put together a compelling synopsis (max 750 words) of the balance of the story? Yes? Then why not enter our Novel Opening Chapter competition and have your work judged by Headline Publishing? Open to writers worldwide.

We welcome published, self-published and unpublished novelists. The only stipulation is that the entry must be unpublished.

We are looking for an opening chapter up to 3,000 words, plus a one page synopsis outlining the balance of the story to be submitted together in a single file.

First: £500
Runner up: £200

Entry fee: £10 for one novel, £18 for two novels, £26 for three novels
Optional critique of one chapter and Synopsis: £25 per story

Find out more here

Deadline: midnight (UK time), 31st October 2021

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