Creative writing competitions: Screencraft
Win $1,000 for books and short stories with cinematic potential
• The ScreenCraft Book Competition is for books with the potential to be adapted for cinema. There are prizes of $1,000 and $500, plus introductions to Hollywood agents, managers, producers and executives and a phone call with the ScreenCraft development team to discuss the project. To enter send the first 20,000 words. The entry fee is $59 for submissions received by 30 September, then $79. The closing date is 30 November.
• The ScreenCraft Short Story Competition is for short fiction (from flash to novella) with cinematic potential. There are prizes of $1,000 and $300, plus Hollywood introductions and a consultation with the ScreenCraft team to discuss the project. The entry fee is $39 before 30 September, then $59. The closing date is 30 November.
For full details see the website.
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