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The World's Most Notorious Writing Contest

Can you produce a masterwork of fiction in 72 hours?

The annual International 3-Day Novel Contest is your chance to find out. The contest takes place every Labour Day long weekend, and attracts writers from around the world.

This year's 3-Day Novel Contest runs from August 30–Sept. 1, 2014!


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News, Events, & Press

In the month leading up to the 2014 3-Day Novel Contest, we’ll be interviewing previous winners, who will share their experiences and tactics for tackling the contest. Today’s interview is with 2005 winnter Jan Underwood of Day Shift Werewolf. 1. […]

1st Prize Winner Moss-Haired Girl by R. H. Slansky of San Francisco, California 2nd Prize Winner Casings by Henry Campbell of Calgary, Alberta 3rd Prize Winner The Deal by Stacy Stusowski of Carpentersville, Illinois Top Shortlisted Novels An Evening With […]

This year, we gave our writers the option of either printing the participation certificate or having a hard copy mailed out. For some people, the certificates are the sprinkles on the sundae of your completed novel – but not everyone […]

It’s finally here! You’ve all been waiting (and we commend you for your patience), but now’s the time to release that breath you’ve been holding. Our third prize winner is Stacy Stusowski, with her novel The Deal. Second prize goes […]

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