Writer Advice, online aid for writers, is open for submissions for their fiction, memoir, and creative nonfiction contest Scintillating Starts.
Send in opening paragraphs, up to 1,000 words, to Writer Advice by December 1st. There is a $15 submission fee and a cash award of $210 that will be split among selected winners. The contest is open to anyone who has not signed a contract for the book they submit. Submit online.