The Strongest Start Book Competition 2016

The Strongest Start Book Competition 2016

A Unique Opportunity to Get Your Book in Front of People Who Matter

The winners of the 2016 competition are:

Grand Prize Winner:

Founders: Sifter Series Book I by graymartin


Beneath the Silver Rose: A Tale of Shadyia, Part 1 by A.T.Schlesinger

Beyond Paradise by denisef



Prize Winner receives:

Two runner-ups will receive:

  • $100 in cash.
  • Free extra three months of Premium Membership on TheNextBigWriter valued at $21.95.

Everyone recevies:

  • Feedback on each submitted chapter.
  • Motivation to craft the best opening.
  • Camraderie.
  • Fun.

What is the Contest?

We know that writing a compelling start isn't easy. So, for the seventh year we've put together a motivational competition to help you hone the first three chapters of your book to perfection (if you haven't already).

We're looking for opening chapters that will create a burning need to find out what happens, how the characters turn out, how the novel resolves itself. The kind of start that gets an agent to call back, a publisher to show interest, and a reader to plunk down their hard earned money. Above all, give us three opening chapters that will keep us reading.

As part of the competition, you'll have the opportunity to receive feedback on your submissions, meet and share ideas with other writers, and get motivated to produce the perfect, compelling opening. The winner of the Strongest Start Novel Competition will be the writer who is judged to have the strongest three opening chapters. In addition, two runner-ups will be selected using the same criteria.Can 

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Start: March 28, 2016

Deadline: June 03, 2016

Posting Date: Postings that are eligible for this contest must be published on site after October 01, 2015

Prize: The winner receives everything they need to help make their book a success: a critique from a professional editor, a guaranteed read from a publisher, a guaranteed review from an Amazon Star Reviewer, and $200.

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