Writers are invited to create and submit a short story consisting of 20 paragraphs. Owl Canyon Press provides paragraphs #1 and #20, and the writer creates the other 18 paragraphs.There is no submission fee during the first month of the contest (August) and a $25 fee for the final month of the contest (September).• 1st prize: $1,000• 2nd prize is $750• 3rd prize is $500
There are 8 categories open to photographers from all over the world: Landscape Photography / Portraiture / Architectural Photography / Photojournalism / Aerial & Drone Photography / Travel Photography / Macro Photography / Short Film & Moving Image.The competition is free to enter.Prizes• Overall winner: 3,000 USD and digital imaging equipment• Category winners: 1,500 USD and digital imaging equipment• Category runner-up: 750 USD
The competition is open to any writer, regardless of nationality, aged 18 or older, who has never been the author of any published novel.You may submit one manuscript written in the English language. Murder or another serious crime or crimes is at the heart of the story.The competition is free to enter.The winning manuscript will be published by Minotaur Books. The winner will receive an advance against future royalties of $10,000.