Mystery Novel Competition

Check out this great mystery novel competition for new authors:

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The information given here is only a sampling. For complete information regarding this competition, go to their official site:

here at St. Martin’s Minotaur.


Today’s Assignment:

1. Write the opening scene for a mystery novel.

2. Be sure to include setting and dialogue.

3. This scene should be approximately 1,000 words, but do not let the word count drive the story!