Enter the 40th Annual SBWC Scholarship Contest! Send us your BEST OPENING, up to 40 words — a beginning most likely to compel a reader to turn the page.
- Email all entries to: sbwcBestOpening@gmail.com
- Please include contact information: name, phone number, email address, & mailing address
- All genres welcome
- This must be your original work, published or unpublished
- Winner receives a tuition scholarship to the 40th Annual Santa Barbara Writers Conference, and a signed copy of Dorothy Allison’s Bastard Out of Carolina
- No entry fee
- Open: Today!
- Deadline: Friday, June 1st, Midnight (PST)
- Winner Announced: Saturday, June 2nd
“I think your opening is enormously important. You’ve got to write a first line that will haunt you. It’s got to be magic.” – Dorothy Allison, author of Bastard Out of Carolina, and keynote speaker at SBWC 2012
Please share this opportunity with writers you know.