AMAZON BREAKTHROUGH NOVEL AWARD
The Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award brings together talented writers, reviewers, and publishing experts to find and develop new voices in fiction. The 2012 international contest will award two grand prizes: one for General Fiction and one for Young Adult Fiction. Each winner will receive a publishing contract with Penguin, which includes a $15,000 advance.
Open submissions for manuscripts will begin on January 23, 2012 and run through February 5, 2012. If you're an author with an unpublished or previously self-published novel waiting to be discovered, visit CreateSpace to sign up for regular contest updates.
See the official contest rules, or read details on how to enter.
LAINE CUNNINGHAM 2012 NOVEL AWARD
hosted by Blotterag Magazine
Deadline: January 31, 2012
Entry Fee: $25 (check or Money Order)
Prize: Publication and Cash Prize
Entry Should Include: 1) The first 10-20 pages of your manuscript (typed, double-spaced). Your name should not appear on the manuscript. 2) A separate cover sheet with your name, address, email address, and phone #, and the title of your book. 3) A one page synopsis of your book.
Mail Entry & Entry Fee to: The Blotter Magazine, 1010 Hale Street, Durham, NC 27705
For more information visit: /http://www.blotterrag.com/