The Character-Driven Tale contest is about writing great characters. To enter, submit a short story of under 3,000 words in which the focus of the story is on the characters. Acclaimed author David Corbett will judge the entries based on the richness, uniqueness, and complexity of the characters you create. Entry is free and the deadline is April 30, 2013.
1st place receives a 50-page manuscript critique from David Corbett (worth $350), $100 in cash, and a copy of The Art of Character (Penguin). 2nd place receives $75 in cash and a copy of The Art of Character. 3rd place receives $50 in cash and a copy of The Art of Character.
The URL for the contest is: http://www.scribophile.com/contests/the-character-driven-tale-contest-with-david-corbett
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