redirect – Young Adult Novels Writing Competition – 2013 – The Dante Rossetti Awards

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The Dante Rossetti Awards - Young Adult Novels Writing Contest 2013     Deadline: July 31, 2013 Two Divisions: Published (Legacy, Indie, Self-Pub, Small Press, E-pub) and Manuscripts The Dante Rossetti Awards First Place Award Winning Authors  will receive: Award winning books will be placed on the Chanticleer Book Shelves (which sell and promote the winning titles). Our CBR Book Shelves are located in participating Independent Book Stores across the U.S. A coveted Chanticleer Book Review A CBR Blue Ribbon embossed with the Contest Name, Author Name, and Book Title to use in promotion at book signings and book festivals Digital award stickers for on-line promotion Adhesive book stickers Shelf-talkers and other promotional items Promotion in print and on-line media Review of book distributed to on-line sites and printed media publications Review, cover art, and author synopsis listed in CBR’s newsletter And the 1st Place Award winners will automatically be entered into the GRAND PRIZE AWARD for title of  The Best of the CBR Award Winning Books of 2013! The Dante Rossetti Young Adult Categories are: Contemporary Fantasy, Steampunk, Sci-Fi, Time Travel, Paranormal Romance Historical Inspirational Dystopian Mystery/Thriller Lighthearted/Humorous Edgy Coming of Age Each work submitted will be judged on the following criteria: Is the story compelling? Professionalism of editing and formatting Characterization Continuity of storyline Satisfying ending (not necessarily “happy”) Intriguing opening Uniqueness of story Writing Craft The Dante Rossetti Awards  - Published Young Adult Novels Division Eligibility Requirements Novels may be Self-published, Indie Published or Traditionally Published. E-pubbed [...]

redirect – Narrative Non-Fiction Writing Contest January 2013 – The Journey Awards

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The Journey Awards for  Narrative Non-fiction Blue Ribbon Awards Writing Contest Currently accepting entries. Deadline: January 31st, 2013; Two Divisions: Self-published, Indie Published, Traditionally Published Division and Completed Manuscripts Division Categories: Travelogue Experiences  Global Enlightenment Culinary/Hobby Experiences Volunteer Experiences True Action/Adventure An Era Memoir (Ex. "Larkrise to Candleford" by Flora Thompson) Personal Journey The Journey Awards for Published Narrative Non-Fiction  Division Eligibility Requirements Book may be Self-published, Indie Published or Traditionally Published. E-pubbed books will be accepted in this division if they have ISBN/AMZN Designation. All books must have ISBN designation. Entries must be in the English language. Please note if BSE (British Standard English) is used instead of ASE. No erotica. No graphic violence, please. Copyrighted works before Dec. 31, 2008 will not be accepted. Fees, Submission Forms and Book  must be received before January 31st, 2013 midnight. Please read our Terms and Conditions page aka The Fine Print. Novels must be 30,000 plus words. You may enter in more than one category. However, each entry must be accompanied by the entry fee. You may enter more than one work  into a given contest. Default winners will not be declared. Contests are based on merit and writing craft. Manuscripts and Unpublished Narrative Non-Fiction Division Eligibility Requirements Work may not be published or under publishing contract at time of entry. Work may not have ISBN designation at time of submission. Digital Files must be submitted in PDF form. Single space Please use a font with a serif such as [...]

redirect – Historical Fiction Writing Competition 2013

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The Chaucer Awards - Historical Fiction Contest 2013: Currently accepting entries. Deadline: June 30th, 2013 midnight Categories are: Romance Adventure/Action/Suspense Legacy/Legend  Women's Historical Fiction (ex. The Red Tent) Pre-historic (ex. Jean M. Auel) Medival, Renaissance, Dark Ages 20th Century Historical Regency, Victorian, 1700s The Chaucer Awards - Published Historical  Novels Division Eligibility Requirements Novels may be Self-published, Indie Published or Traditionally Published. E-pubbed Novels with ISBN designation will be accepted. All novels must have ISBN designation. Entries must be in the English language. Please note if BSE (British Standard English) is used instead of ASE. No erotica. No graphic violence, please. YA Novels will be  accepted. Copyrighted works before Dec. 31, 2009 will not be accepted. Fees, Submission Forms and Novel must be received before June 30, 2013 midnight. Please read our Terms and Conditions page aka The Fine Print. You will receive "How to Submit Your Novel" instructions after entry fee is received. Novels must be 40,000 plus words. You may enter in more than one category. However, each entry must be accompanied by the entry fee. You may enter more than one novel into a given contest. Default winners will not be declared. Contests are based on merit and writing craft. Manuscripts and Unpublished Historical Novels Division Eligibility requirements Novels may not be published or under publishing contract at time of entry. Novels may not have ISBN designation at time of submission. Digital Files must be submitted in PDF form or E-pub form. Single space [...]

redirect – Romantic Novels Writing Competition 2013 – The Chatelaine Awards

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The Chatelaine Awards - Romance Fiction Writing Contests 2013 Currently accepting entries. Deadline: May 31st, 2013 Two Divisions: Published (Legacy, Indie, Self-Pub, Small Press, E-pub) and Manuscripts The Chatelaine Awards First Place Award Winning Authors  will receive: Award winning books will be placed on the Chanticleer Book Shelves (which sell and promote the winning titles). Our CBR Book Shelves are located in participating Independent Book Stores across the U.S. A coveted Chanticleer Book Review A CBR Blue Ribbon embossed with the Contest Name, Author Name, and Book Title to use in promotion at book signings and book festivals Digital award stickers for on-line promotion Adhesive book stickers Shelf-talkers and other promotional items Promotion in print and on-line media Review of book distributed to on-line sites and printed media publications Review, cover art, and author synopsis listed in CBR’s newsletter And the 1st Place Award winners will automatically be entered into the GRAND PRIZE AWARD for title of  The Best of the CBR Award Winning Books of 2013! The Chatelaine Categories are: Contemporary Mystery/Suspense  Historical Romance  Romantic Adventure  Romantic Suspense/Thriller - High intensity level of plotting and/or Steamy/Sensual (not erotica) Young Adult Romance Inspirational/Restorative Romance Fantasy/Mythological/Time Travel/Paranormal Jane Austin-inspired Romance Each work submitted will be judged on the following criteria: Is the story compelling? Professionalism of editing and formatting Characterization Continuity of storyline Satisfying ending (not necessarily "happy") Intriguing opening Uniqueness of story Writing Craft The Chatelaine Awards  - Published Romance Novels Division Eligibility Requirements Novels may be Self-published, Indie [...]