Creative writing competition: 2020 Voyage First Chapters Competition

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Win $3,000 for the first chapter of a YA novel in the competition from YA literary journal Voyage

The competition is international, and open to any writer. Submissions must be the first chapter of a YA novel, and must be written from the point of view of a young adult. The maximum length is 5,000 words. The novel does not need to have been completed, and may be in any style or genre.

The first prize is $3,000 and an hour-long consultation with literary agent Eric Smith of P.S. Literary Agency. The second prize is $300 and publication, and the third prize $200 and publication.

There is a reading fee of $20 per entry.

The closing date is 16 August.

For full details see the website.

 

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