Manuscript Project Contest
Announcing the latest competition from the librarians who brought you the Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author Project.
Do you have a manuscript ready to take to the next level? We're looking for the best unpublished works of adult fiction. We will accept complete manuscripts of adult fiction only in book length (50,000 to 100,000 words) from Illinois authors only. Our winner receives these valuable prizes:
- Professional line editor who will work with you to polish your novel.
- Professionally designed cover.
- Self-publishing guidance from past STBF winners and committee members.
- Finished book automatically entered as semi-finalist status in the 2020 Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author Project contest.
The 2019 contest is now open (November 1, 2019 through January 2, 2020). Start your submission by clicking here.