First Page Competition 2016
It's that time of year again. We're looking for the most captivating first page (up to 400 words) of a story. Entries can be from a novel published, unpublished, a part written novel, or simply a first page written purely for the competition. Entries will be judged anonymously.
1st Prize - £500
2nd Prize - £100
3rd Prize - £50
7th July 2016 (midnight GMT)
All three winning entries will be published in August 2016 on the Words with JAM website. All entrants will be notified via email with the results.
Judge: Piers Alexander
Piers is a writer and serial entrepreneur who lives in London. His first novel, The Bitter Trade, is a story of coffee smuggling and conspiracy set during England's Glorious Revolution. It won TLC's Pen Factor and a Global Ebook Award, and was selected for WHSmith's Fresh Talent list in summer 2015. The sequel, Scatterwood, is scheduled for release in autumn 2016.
To enter please pay by Paypal using the options below or post a cheque (made payable to J Smith, School House, Lindal, Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0NB), then complete the entry form below and upload your entries.
If you have any problems completing the online entry form, please email your Word Document(s) to email@example.com and include the information requested on the entry form in the body of the email.
If for whatever reason you have problems paying via Paypal, please remember you can also pay by cheque (Made payable to J Smith and posted to School House, Lindal, Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0NB), or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Pay for 1 entry £6.00
Pay for 2 entries £10.00
Pay for 3 entries £14.00
Additional entries £4 each