Creative writing competition: Killing It: The Killer Reads Competition

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08 February 2021
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The HarperFiction competition for undiscovered crime writers is open for entries

The Killer Reads contest is for the first 10,000 words of an unpublished commercial crime, thriller or suspense manuscript.

Three winners will be chosen, and will receive editorial reports from HarperFiction editors on their full manuscript and editorial mentoring from a HarperFiction editor.

Entries are particularly welcomed from writers from BAME backgrounds.

Send the first 10,000 words of a complete or near-complete crime, thriller or suspense novel, plus a synopsis up to 500 words and a brief paragraph about yourself.

Entry is free. Each writer may enter once only.

The closing date is 7 April.

For full details see the website.

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