2010 HILLERMAN MYSTERY COMPETITION

21 April 2010

DEADLINE: June 1, 2010
GENRE: Novels
OPEN TO: Authors with No Published Books: The Competition is open
to any professional or non-professional writer, regardless of
nationality, who has never been the author of a published mystery,
and is not under contract with a publisher for publication of a
mystery.
DETAILS: Murder or another serious crime or crimes is at the heart
of the story, and emphasis is on the solution rather than the
details of the crime. The story’s primary setting is the
Southwestern United States, including at least one of the following
states: Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas,
and/or Utah. Minimum 220 pages/60,000 words
PRIZES: $10,000 advance against royalties and publication by St.
Martin’s Press.
URL: http://www.wordharvest.com/novel_contest.php

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