I got you. Or actually Amazon got you. Starting Jan. 23rd Amazon and CreateSpace will be hosting the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Awards. This will be open to fiction writers and YA authors. Two winners (from each category) will win a book deal with Penguin publishing AND a $15,000 advance! Daaammmmmnnn!
Unpublished or previously self published novels are welcome to participate. It must be between 50,000-150,000 words and meet the Amazon guidelines seen here.
A CreateSpace account, completed manuscript, pitch line and personal info are needed to enter the contest. What are you waiting for? Get to writing?
Peace and luv!
- Penguin Moves into Self-Publishing (prathambooks.org)