Contest Alert

If you have a self-published book you’ve labored long and hard on, you may want to consider entering the well-established sixth annual North Street competition for self-published books, sponsored by Winning Writers and co-sponsored by BookBaby and Carolyn Howard-Johnson, the author of The Frugal Book Promoter.

One book will receive a grand prize of $5,000, and the winner of each category will receive $1,000. In all, $12,500 will be awarded and the top seven winners will receive additional benefits to help market their books. Any year of publication is eligible. Entry fee: $65 per book. Deadline: June 30.

Choose from six categories:

  • Mainstream/Literary Fiction
  • Genre Fiction
  • Creative Nonfiction & Memoir
  • Poetry
  • Children’s Picture Book
  • Graphic Novel & Memoir

PRIZES

One grand prize winner will receive $5,000, a marketing analysis and a one-hour phone consultation with Carolyn Howard-Johnson, a $300 credit at BookBaby, and 3 free ads in the Winning Writers newsletter.

Top winners in each category will receive $1,000, a marketing analysis and a one-hour phone consultation with Carolyn Howard-Johnson, a $300 credit at BookBaby, and a free ad in the Winning Writers newsletter. One honorable mention in each category will receive $250.

Excerpts (1,000-6,000 words) will be published online from all prize-winning entries. Length limit: 200,000 words maximum. You may submit a collection of short stories or essays as a single entry. No restriction on age of author. No restriction on year of publication. Submit an ebook or a printed book. All contestants receive a free PDF download of How To Get Great Book Reviews Frugally & Ethically by Carolyn Howard-Johnson and free guides from BookBaby.

If you have a book that fills the bill in one or more of these categories, this can be one way to give it more exposure and recognition. Write on!

 

 

About karinwritesdangerously

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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