The Rory Gallagher Crime Fiction Contest

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Mystery and Crime  |  House: Booksie Classic

Featured Review on this writing by AdamCarlton

THE RESULTS ARE IN! I have emailed the contestants and will be posting more soon. Get ready for some fantastic reading!
A huge thank you to everyone who entered, what a talented group. And thank you also to our wonderful judge, crime fiction writer Diarmid MacArthur who so generously gave his time and effort. He even took the time to write some observations for each and every entry!

RORY GALLAGHER CRIME FICTION CONTEST

ROCK ON AND GET CREATIVE!

$500 FIRST PRIZE

JUDGED BY CRIME FICTION WRITER DIARMID MACARTHUR

$250 Second Prize, $50 Third Prize

3000 word limit, one submission per author.  Previously unpublished work only.  Winning entries will be posted on the official Rory Gallagher forum. All levels welcome!

Must be based on one of the following Rory Gallagher songs: Loanshark Blues, Seven Days, Slumming Angel, Bankers Blues, In Your Town, I'm Not Awake Yet.

Please email your story as an attachment with ONLY title, page numbers and word count to: rorygallaghercrimefiction@gmail.com

Deadline March 2, 2021.  Winners announced June 2021.


Submitted: December 19, 2020

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AdamCarlton

Interesting choices of lyrics: poor man in debt; paranoid criminal; uptown girl; spendthrift g/f; ex-con's revenge fantasy; mysterious reunion.

I guess you can dial up or down how prescriptive you want your cue to be. It's all so blues!

Tue, December 22nd, 2020 12:22pm

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Right? Rory was a huge crime fiction fan and it clearly made it's way into his work!

Tue, December 22nd, 2020 10:47am

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