Category Archives: crime

Harvill Secker Crime Writing Competition


Submit first 5,000 words of crime novel with 2-page synopsis; deadline Nov. 30, 2013; details HERE:


Harper Collins launches new digital thriller/crime/mystery imprint


The William Morrow Imprint is called “Witness.” Authors receive 25% up to 10,000 copies, then it goes up to 50 percent. Royalties paid month. Details HERE:

Win a trip to France – The Time and Place writing contest


The Time and Place Prize; open to all genres; 5,000 words max; $25 entry fee; deadline Nov. 30, 2012; details HERE:

First Crime Novel Competition


deadline 12/17/2012; mystery/thriller; 60,000 words min.; $10,000 advance against royalties; details HERE:

Hillerman Mystery Book Manuscript Contest


deadline is June 1; primary setting must be Southwest (AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX, NV, UT); $10,000 advance; – St. Martin’s Press; details HERE: