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For forty years we have believed that great writing deserves a great press, fearless, and free. 

LAST WEEKS for The Big Bang! Prize, judged by Lee Child

Entries for this amazing prize, MUST CLOSE February 29.

If you have ever thought about writing a crime/mystery/thriller novel. THIS IS YOUR CHANCE.

All we need is the opening page, the first 50-200 words, and your work will be judged by the best in the business.

Submissions must be original and unpublished, ideally written for this prize. Writers can enter as many times as they want.

Submit via Submittable
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