BOB (Beginning of Book) Contest

BOB (Beginning of Book) Contest

DATE:

Prizes awarded at ANWA's Writers Conference September 13-15, 2018

EVENT COST:

$10 per entry

The B.O.B. (Beginning of Book-First 500 words) Contest is open to all conference attendees.

BOB CONTEST Categories:

  • MIDDLE GRADE

  • YOUNG ADULT GENERAL

  • YOUNG ADULT HISTORICAL FANTASY / HIGH FANTASY

  • YOUNG ADULT CONTEMPORARY FANTASY / SCI-FI / DYSTOPIA
  • ADULT SPECULATIVE (FANTASY / SCI-FI / DYSTOPIA )

  • ROMANCE (CONTEMPORARY/HISTORICAL)

  • MYSTERY / SUSPENSE / WOMEN'S FICTION

  • NONFICTION / MEMOIR / HISTORICAL / GENERAL FICTION

ENTRY FEE: $10 per submission.

WHO MAY ENTER:

  • All writers registered for the ANWA 2018 Writers Conference, published and unpublished, may enter.
  • All entries must be original and not previously accepted for publication or production at the time of submission.
  • The conference committee members responsible for BOB are ineligible to submit an entry and are required to maintain anonymity of the judges and the competitors.

PRIZES:

  • Prizes will be awarded at the 2018 ANWA Conference on Friday, September 14th. 
  • All entries will receive critiques from three separate judges.
  • The critiques will be emailed directly to the contestants within two weeks of the conclusion of the ANWA Writers Conference. 

HOW TO ENTER:

Note:  The same submission cannot be entered into multiple genre categories in a single contest year. However, you are welcome to enter more than one submission into the contest.

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

  • Conference Committee reserves the right to disqualify any entry it believes contains obscene, offensive, or inappropriate content.
  • Conference Committee reserves the right to combine categories due to insufficient numbers of entries.
  • This is a double blind contest, where the authors don't know the judges names and the judges don't know the authors names.
  • The names of the judges will not be disclosed.

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