Literature Works are now accepting entries for the First Page Writing Prize 2014.
They seek opening pages (300 word limit,) of unpublished novels along with a 150 word synopsis from promising writers around the country. They are looking for openings of a novel that make them want to read on. The deadline for entries is September 30th 2014.
It’s £6 for the first entry and then £3 for all subsequent entries.
The first prize is £1500 plus reading from a literary agent. Second prize is £350 with the third prize being £150.
Proceeds support the Grassroots Literature Fund, providing small grants for reading and writing activity across South West England.
For more information, the entry form plus the rules and guidelines, visit their website.
Novel Kicks is a blog for story tellers and book lovers.