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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Speculative, Anyone?

If you’re an unpublished novelist who writes in the SciFi, Fantasy, or Horror genres, this is for you:

OUT OF THE SLUSH PILE, Novel Journey’s Fifteen Minutes of Fame contest, is drawing to a close. But there’s still time to submit your entry before the deadline of November 10. Winners of this final category will be announced in December.

In January, we’ll choose the best of 2010’s winning entries and announce the Grand Prize winner. The lucky writer will have his or her story pulled out of the slush piles of a select number of editors and agents for their personal consideration.

So if you’ve been holding off entering, come out and play. Download an entry form, send it along with your first chapter and synopsis
to, and see what wonders materialize!


  1. What if you have been electronically published or published with a smaller publisher like Treble Heart?

  2. I wish I could, but my novel is only half done for speculative. I was going to try to rush it, but I thought to stick with my original business plan and get this first novel completed into final draft by the end of the year. :o( It would have been a great opportunity and I'm glad that you have this kind of thing going on.


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