Self-publishing Contest

Here’s an upcoming contest some of you may want to consider: the North Street Book Prize for Self-Published Books. Sponsored by Winning Writers, a well-established literary site, the contest will award $3,000 in cash to a grand prize winner. Six category winners will each receive $1,000.Deadline: June 30th.

All seven top winners will receive additional benefits from the contest’s co-sponsors, BookBaby and marketing pro Carolyn Howard-Johnson, to help promote their books. Everyone who enters will receive a free digital copy of Ms. Howard-Johnson’s  guide, The Great First Impression Book Proposal.

You can submit work in one or more of six categories:

* Mainstream/Literary Fiction
* Genre Fiction
* Creative Nonfiction & Memoir
* Poetry
* Children’s Picture Book
* Graphic Narrative (new this year)

This contest is international, and any year of publication is eligible. Entry fee: $60 per book. Multiple entries welcome. Submit online via Submittable or by mail.  Click to learn more about guidelines, past winners, and judges’ remarks.

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I am a writer and this is a motivational blog designed to help both writers and aspiring writers to push to the next level. Key themes are peak performance, passion, overcoming writing roadblocks, juicing up your creativity, and the joys of writing.
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