SCREENPLAYS
* Feature film screenplays - up to 160 pages
* Television scripts - up to 90 pages
* Short scripts - up to 25 pages
* Stories in any genre
* Produced or unproduced

BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS & SHORT STORIES
* Fiction or narrative nonfiction
* Any length
* Stories in any genre
* Published or unpublished

    STAGE PLAYS
    * Any length
    * Stories in any genre
    * Produced or unproduced

      TITLE PAGE IS REQUIRED
      Must include:
      * Title
      * Name(s) of writer(s)
      * If an adaptation, also include the title & writer(s) of the source material
      * If a true story, also include the name of the person or the event the story is based on or inspired by

        ADDITIONAL RULES
        * Entrant(s) must be 18 years of age or older.
        * All entries must be in English.
        * All entries must be submitted in PDF format. No exceptions.
        * Scripts/manuscripts/plays must be in standard format. No exceptions.
        * Both produced and unproduced scripts/plays are eligible.
        * Both published and unpublished books/manuscripts are eligible.
        * Both represented and non-represented writers are eligible.
        * Teams of writers are eligible.
        * Stories that have previously won a competition are eligible.
        * Substitutions of corrected pages, revised material, or new drafts require a new entry and payment.
        * We DO NOT offer deadline extensions.
        * We DO NOT offer fee waivers or discounts.
        * WE DO NOT RESPOND TO REQUESTS FOR FEE WAIVERS, OR DISCOUNTS, OR DEADLINE EXTENSIONS.
        * We DO NOT offer individual feedback on submissions.
        * All submission payments are final. We do not provide refunds.
        * By submitting a story you confirm that you own the rights to the material submitted.
        * By submitting an adapted story, you confirm that you have permission from the copyright-holder or the material is available in the public domain.
        * By submitting a story you confirm that you have read and agree to our eligibility and rules.
        * Judges decisions are final.