I have been invited as the “celebrity judge” (?!) for the Fiction First Chapter category of the 2015 Oregon Writers Colony Writing Contest. The contest is open to both OWC members and nonmembers, regardless of state or national residency, and the deadline to enter (electronic submission or postmark) is June 22, 2015.
The contest has four categories:
- First chapter, fiction, up to 3500 words
- First chapter, narrative nonfiction, up to 3500 words
- Short story, fiction, up to 2500 words
- Short story, narrative nonfiction, up to 2500 words
Cash prizes will be awarded in each category! See http://oregonwriterscolony.org/writing-contest/ for more information and the entry form. Good luck!