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First Chapter Contest

Submit the first ten pages of your novel to our contest. If the opening grabs our judges, you could be our next big winner!

Winning entry will be featured at friscolibrary.com and professionally reviewed by Henery Press, a local award-winning publishing company.

2017 Winner:

Monica Berry

Contest Rules

Submissions

  1. Original unpublished works of 10 pages or less in English.
  2. There is no restriction on style or theme.
  3. One entry per person.
  4. Participants must be ages 18 and up.
  5. Entrants must live in the greater Dallas-Fort Worth area
  6. The Frisco Public Library reserves the right to reproduce and distribute all submissions.
  7. Submissions not in compliance with the rules are disqualified.
  8. Submit your entry by: 2018 submission deadline to be announced.

Judging

  • Submission will be evaluated by a panel of judges.
  • Winners will be contacted in April.

Awards

  • Winning entry will be featured at friscolibrary.com and professionally reviewed by Henery Press, an award-winning local publishing company.

First Chapter Contest Submission Form

- Closed for 2017 -