Host WC Turck speaks with First Chapter contest winners, Cheryl L. Reed and Mary Dean Cason about landing the right agent, characterization, story structure and more. The opening chapter to Map of My Escape by Cheryl L. Reed captured first place in this year’s very competitive first chapter contest. Cheryl was awarded a full scholarship to attend either the All-Genre Novel-In-Progress (NIP) Bookcamp & Writing Retreat held on June 12-18, 2022 near West Bend, Wisconsin
Second place went to the first chapter of Mary Dean Cason's Banished Daughters of Eve.
Plus details on CWA’s 7th Annual First Chapter Contest, Book of the Year Submissions, and Submissions to Write City Magazine.