Crime writing competitions from the CWA

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20 February 2017
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CWA-MA-promo-21431.jpg Margery Allingham Short Story Competition 2017
There's still time for crime writers to enter the Margery Allingham Short Story Competition 2017 and the Debut Dagger Award

 

There's still time for crime writers to enter the Margery Allingham Short Story Competition 2017 and the Debut Dagger Competition

• The CWA's Debut Dagger 2017 Competition for the Opening of a Crime Novel is for up to 3,000 words of the opening of a crime novel and a 1,000-word synopsis. The prize is £1,000 and the shortlist is shown to agents and publishers. The entry fee is £36 and the closing date is 28 February.

• The CWA's Margery Allingham Short Story Competition is for an unpublished short story using Margery Allingham's definition of a mystery, up to 3,500 words. The prize is £500 and two free passes to CrimeFest 2018. The entry fee is £12 and the closing date is 1 March.

 

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