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2021 St. Martin’s Minotaur/ Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel Competition

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Calling all mystery writers, this one's for you! If you are an aspiring author, ready to take the dive and share your work of mystery and crime, this award is perfect for you. Any writer above the age of 18, irrespective of nationality is welcome to submit their work.

The manuscript should be no less than 60,000 words or 220 typewritten pages, written in English. The winning manuscript will be published by Minotaur Books and receive an advance against future royalties of $10,000.
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