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2013 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest
Dreaming of a book deal and a big advance? Amazon has announced the sixth annual Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest, an international contest seeking fresh new voices in fiction.
Here are the new and exciting things planned for 2013:
- Amazon Publishing is the publishing sponsor.
- One Grand Prize winner will receive a publishing contract with an advance of $50,000.
- Four First Prize winners will each receive a publishing contract with an advance of $15,000.
- The judging categories have been expanded to include five popular genres:
- General Fiction
- Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror
- Young Adult Fiction
- Entries will be accepted from more countries than ever before.
CreateSpace will continue to host the submission platform for the contest. Visit CreateSpace to learn how the contest works, note key contest dates, connect with other authors to discuss the contest, and create a free account (if you haven’t already) to enter the contest.
Prepare your entry today! The submission period begins on January 14, 2013.