BOB (Beginning of Book) Contest

BOB (Beginning of Book) Contest

DATE:

Prizes awarded at ANWA's Writers Conference September 15-17, 2016

EVENT COST:

$10 per entry

BOB stands for “Beginning of Book” (First 500 words) and is open to all conference attendees.

BOB CONTEST Categories:

  • ROMANCE / WOMEN’S FICTION 

  • CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOK 

  • NONFICTION / HISTORICAL / GENERAL FICTION

  • MIDDLE GRADE

  • SPECULATIVE (FANTASY / SCI-FI / DYSTOPIA )

  • YOUNG ADULT

ENTRY FEE: $10 per submission.

WHO MAY ENTER:

  • All writers registered for the ANWA 2016 Writers Conference, published and unpublished, may enter.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 2016 ANWA Conference on Friday.
  • All entries will receive critiques from three separate judges.

HOW TO ENTER:

Note: Individual submissions may only be entered once per contest. The same submission cannot be entered into multiple genre categories in a single contest year.

REGISTRATION PROCEDURES:

  • You must register for conference before you enter the BOB Contest. 

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

  • Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry it believes contains obscene, offensive, or inappropriate content.
  • Contest sponsor 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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