Writing Contest Seeks Science Fiction Novellas & Novelettes

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By Maryann Yin Comment

Rosetta Books will host The Galaxy Project writing contest for science fiction novellas or novelettes. Entries must be received before September 2nd.

The digital publisher is running this contest to launch The Galaxy Project, a collection eBook reprints from the classic science fiction magazine Galaxy.

Here’s more from the release: “The winning writer will be guaranteed e-book publication as part of The Galaxy Project collection, a set of the top novellas that appeared originally in Galaxy, and will also receive a $1,000 advance against royalties of 50% of net receipts to 2,500 copies and 60% of net receipts thereafter for world English digital rights. The contest is open now and the submission deadline is Friday, September 2, 2011.”

Writers need to limit their novellas or novelettes in the range of 15,000 to 20,000 words. The judges for this contest include Nebula Award-winner Robert Silverberg, Locus Award-winner Barry N. Malzberg, and author David Drake. Follow this link for more details.