The contest is open to Ottawa and the National Capital Region residents. The story must be unpublished and feature a crime. Maximum length 3,500 words. The judging process is blind, therefore do NOT include author’s name on the manuscript. The cover letter should include your name, address, story title and word count. Also, indicate if you would like a critique.

Submission Info

Prize Info

  • First Prize: $200

  • Second Prize: $100

  • Third Prize: $50

  • Additional Information: Winners also recieve 1 year membership to Capital Crime Writers

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