Posts Tagged ‘novel’

#Book #Contracts 101

October 22, 2013 Leave a comment

Jane Friedman and Manjula Martin are launching a new magazine. They have an article on how to protect your rights as an author. An absolute must read for any other.  Click here for the link.

#Optioning Your #Book for #Film

August 7, 2013 Leave a comment

I came across a terrific post today on Author M. P. McDonald’s site about what questions to ask when Hollywood comes calling – in other words, when someone expresses an interest in filming your book (hey, its been known to happen.)

Click here for the site.

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#Contest for Books and #Novels

January 15, 2013 Leave a comment

The Amazon Breakthrough Novel award is open until January 27, 2013. No entry fee. Click here for details.

Contests for Novels: Quick Way To Fame and Glory

September 19, 2011 Leave a comment

The 2012 Eric Hoffer Book Award

Some of the benefits it promises:

* $2,000 GRAND PRIZE (the Eric Hoffer Award for Books)
* Winner of the Montaigne Medal for most thought-provoking book
* Winner of the da Vinci Eye for best cover
* Winner and First Runner-Up awarded for every category
* Honorable Mentions for every category
* Individual Awards for Micro, Small, and Academic Presses, as well as Self-Published Books
* Coverage in The US Review of Books ( and on
* Gold Seal Certificates
* Worldwide Exposure

Does have a $50 entry fee.

Click here for details.

First Novel Contest

The McLaughlin-Esstman-Stearns First Novel Prize

All first novels published in 2010 are eligible, including those published by major, independent, and self-publishing presses. As far as I can tell, there is no fee to enter.

Only American authors publishing in English are eligible.