Dusty Manuscript Contest FAQ

Dusty Manuscript FAQ

Submission And Formatting Guidelines for Manuscript
Submission Guidelines Word count: 25,000 minimum word count Submissions should be adult fiction (in the sense of not being 'children's fictio...
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018 at 12:22 PM
My manuscript has been uploaded to OkadaBooks and Smashwords, is it considered as unpublished
If a manuscript/book has an ISBN assigned to it, it is considered published. SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY Haven't Found an answer to your question? Contact us h...
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018 at 12:29 PM
I have no idea what a synopsis is?!
Don’t feel bad, It’s a tough one for us also, here’s what we can say about “synopsis” firstly, it is not the same as a blurb or a teaser. A synopsis should ...
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018 at 12:30 PM
I am Nigerian but live abroad, am I eligible?
You don't have to be in Lagos or Nigeria to apply. If you are on the Moon and have internet access you can apply. This version is open to only Nigerian...
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018 at 12:31 PM
After submission of my story for the dusty manuscript competition, can it still be published?
We advice that you wait for the Top 25 to be announced before you publish. Publishing your book may disqualify your manuscript for being eligible. And that ...
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018 at 12:31 PM
Do I still maintain a right over my submitted stories?
Yes you do, neither OkadaBooks nor GTBank nor Farafina own rights to your book. You maintain the copyright. In fact the moment you upload your manuscript, t...
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018 at 12:41 PM
I live outside Lagos, if I get selected as the Top 25 to attend the 2-day bootcamp in Lagos, will transportation be provided?
At this moment transportation will only be provided for the Top 3 entries. SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY Haven't Found an answer to your question? Contact us here
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018 at 12:42 PM
If I made a mistake to my manuscript, can I upload a corrected version?
Nobody is perfect, so you can upload a replacement. However, we recommend that you thoroughly review your entry before uploading to avoid multiple mistakes ...
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018 at 12:42 PM
What is genre fiction?
Genre fiction, also known as popular fiction, is plot-driven fictional works written with the intent of fitting into a specific literary genre, in order to ...
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018 at 12:43 PM
Are erotic manuscripts allowed?
Yes SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY Haven't Found an answer to your question? Contact us here
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018 at 12:42 PM