Please note: THIS IS NOT A CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. Any entries received before the call is posted will be deleted. The call will be posted on Monday.
1. Please submit the first 250 words of your COMPLETED NOVEL to facelesswords(at)gmail.com. Submissions will open on Monday, November 10, at 9:00 am EDT. Please wait until the call for submissions is posted before submitting your entry.
2. This month's contest will include the following genres: Commercial fiction, including fantasy, science fiction, horror, paranormal romance, mystery, thriller, and literary; also Young Adult, including all subgenres listed above. If your novel does not fall within one of these genres, please do not enter.
3. Entries will be limited to a 24-hour submission window, or 75 submissions -- WHICHEVER COMES FIRST.
4. Submissions must be received IN THE FOLLOWING FORMAT:
Screen Name (PLEASE list this first, as it's easier to swipe the text below without including it)
(Please -- no bold, italics, underlines, or strange fonts)
*Submission in a normal font (NOT Courier, Comic, or anything that is outside the realm of normal in the publishing world), 250 words (your first page)
5. All submissions will receive a confirmation email containing your post number. If you do not receive a confirmation email, I did not receive your submission.
6. I LOVE your personal notes -- I really do. But please refrain from sending a "thank you" email after I've sent your post number.
7. NO ATTACHMENTS. Please send your submission in the body of your email.
8. By entering this contest, you are agreeing to the public posting and critiquing of your work.
9. If you are chosen as a winner of this contest, you will agree to the terms of the prize as laid out by our Secret Agent, or your prize will be subject to forfeiture.
10. If anything is unclear or if I've missed anything, please let me know in the comment box below.