$5,000 Prize – No Entry Fee ~ WRITING CONTEST


$5,000 Prize – No Entry Fee

Tarcher/Penguin is celebrating the continued success of Julia Cameron’sThe Artist’s Way by presenting the Seeking the Next Top Artist Writing Contest. The top prize is $5,000 and a manuscript review by a Penguin editor. Julia Cameron will select the winning entry from among 10 semi-finalists. 

Writers residing in the USA are invited to submit an unpublished novel, novella-length fiction, or a work of narrative nonfiction. (Limit one entry per person.) Entry is free.

For complete rules and entry information, click TarcherEntry deadline is March 2, 2012.

A 2012 Writing Contest From Amazon

Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award

The 2012 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award

We’ll start accepting General Fiction and Young Adult Fiction entries on January 23, 2012. Visit CreateSpace to learn more. 

On the Contest

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 If you’re an author with an unpublished or previously self-published novel waiting to be discovered, visit CreateSpaceto sign up for regular contest updates.

See the official contest rules, or read details on how to enter.

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