First annual Book Editing competition. Edit one chapter of a book (sample will be sent to you along with competition details).
Closes April 30, 2005
Entry fee: $5 (payable by paypal)
ALL entry fees are to be used to offset prize money!
First place: $150
Second place: $75
third place: $25
Entries are strictly limited to 50 places.
Entries will be judged according to adherence to general editing guidelines, including the correction of:
____ Telling narrative instead of showing characters feelings.
____ Heavy use of adverbs and adjectives.
____ Lacks effective background development.
____ Heavy description that stops/interferes with story.
Full competition details available upon request, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for full details.