Open August 1–29
The Rattler, hosted by Christian Writers of the West (ACFW Arizona Chapter), is a contest for unpublished* fiction writers. All entrants receive feedback from published authors or experienced critiquers. Respected editors and agents will judge finalists in each category. The overall winner receives a Kindle Fire HD or gift certificate of like value.
How to Enter
Submit the first fifteen contiguous pages of your novel plus a one-page synopsis of the whole book no later than August 29, 2014. (Completed manuscript is not required to enter.)
You may enter as many times as you wish; however, for each submission you must also fill out an entry form and submit an additional entry fee of $25. For further details and to enter, go to our website: http://www.christianwritersofthewest.com/rattler-contest.html.
* “Unpublished,” for purposes of the Rattler contest, includes those who have not published in the last five years. Self-published authors are eligible, however you may not enter a manuscript that is in print or that was available for purchase at any time between September 1, 2009 and September 1, 2014.by