Creative writing competition: The First Page Challenge


17 August 2020
The competition for novel writers is for a first page that will hook readers

The competition, from Darling Axe, invites writers working on a novel manuscript to enter a single, double-spaced first page. The entry must be original and unpublished, and the writer unagented.

The winner will receive at least $200. The second placed winner will receive $100, and the third, $50. The top three entries will be published on The Chopping Blog.

The entry fee is £3.50/$5 CAD.

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The closing date is 30 September.

For full details see the website.


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