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FIRST 10 PAGES SHOWCASE (Submissions Open October 3, 2023)

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The First 10 Pages Showcase recognizes scripts, books, short stories & stage plays in any genre that set up an exciting and compelling story capable of "hooking" a reader within the first 10 pages.

Note: Submission requires only the first 10 pages of the story.

Year: 2024 | Season: 9 | Award: $2,500

Submissions Open: October 3, 2023
Early Deadline ($55): November 19, 2023
Regular Deadline ($65): December 19, 2023
Late Deadline ($75): January 22, 2024
Final Deadline ($85): February 19, 2024
All deadlines 11:59 pm Pacific Time

Winner & Official Selections announced by: April 30, 2024

* One (1) Winner will receive a $2,500 cash prize.
* Official Selections receive a laurel and a listing on the website.

Story Showcases are conducted exclusively online.

For more information on submission requirements, and answers to FAQs, see the dropdown tabs on this page.

Submissions are accepted via