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Call for Entries: Inception – Best Opening

Beginnings weight one moment with a particular power. A poem handles this differently than flash fiction, a novel, a graphic novel or an art series. Send your best opening. No restrictions on theme, category, or the length of the piece or collection from which the excerpt comes. Winner receives $250 plus publication; publication offered to runners-up and finalists. Word limit: 250 for fiction/CNF, 25 for poetry, first page for graphic novel/comic book, one image for art. Authors and visual and design artists eligible. Closes September 30, 2022.

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