Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Discovering New Mysteries Contest
NO ENTRY FEE
Discovering New Mysteries is now accepting submissions of original plays, screenplays, teleplays, and short stories for both adult and youth audiences. Deadline October 31, 2010. The final selection of mysteries, thrillers, who-dunnits, cops-n-robbers, courtroom dramas, suspense or adventures, will be produced and presented before live audiences on several stages within the RiverPark Center, home of the International Mystery Writers’ Festival, in Owensboro, Kentucky. Audience members cast ballots during the festival and select the winners for The Angie Award categories. "The Angies" are named for the legendary Angela Lansbury, Kentucky's First Lady of Mystery 2007.
BEST NEW WORK, $2,500 prize
MOST PROMISING NEW WRITER, $1,000 prize
OUTSTANDING SCREENPLAY or TELEPLAY, $1,000 prize
BEST WORK FOR YOUNG ADULTS OR CHILDREN, $500
BEST SHORT MYSTERY (1-Act plays, short screenplay, short story), $500
NOTE: Very fun contest. I adore mysteries, my favorite genre. There aren't nearly enough competitions for them, and I'm thrilled to find this one. And a screenplay at that!
DOUBLE NOTE: Okay, the graduation and wedding are over in our family. Time for me! I'm SO behind in my fiction goals.