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2cb91b3d-d4c9-46e8-bad8-4e7476b28279/novelContest.aspxNovel Writing Contest | Writing Contests | WritingRoom<div class="pagetext"> <div style="text-align: center;"> <p class="Heading"> <img src="/images/contest_headline2.gif"></p> </div> <h1> ABOUT THE CONTEST</h1> As we launch WritingRoom.com we also want to launch the career of the next great thriller writer. Have you always dreamed of becoming a published author? Pull out that manuscript that has been collecting dust in a drawer, that hasn’t yet been picked up by a publisher, finish up the final touches or just write one, because now is your chance. We are giving the opportunity to an aspiring, unpublished writer to become published. This contest can launch the career of three talented writers and introduce the world to many others. You must be a member of WritingRoom.com. You do not have to post any of your manuscript online. However, we do encourage and would appreciate it if you did post the first chapter of your manuscript. Writers who do post their work will have the opportunity to be placed as the feature on the Members page. <p style="padding: 10px 0px;"> <a href="/novelContestRules.aspx">Full Contest Rules and Regulations</a></p> <h1> HOW TO ENTER</h1> Submissions will be accepted from 12:01 AM EST Wednesday March 19, 2008 – 11: 59 Wednesday June 18, 2008. The winner will be announced on Wednesday July 9, 2008. Submissions must be in the Thriller genre or any of the Thriller sub-genres. Manuscripts must be between 50,000 and 100,000 words and delivered in complete form. <p style="padding: 10px 0px;"> Manuscripts should be emailed to <a href="mailto:contest@WritingRoom.com">Contest@WritingRoom.com</a>. </p><p> <span class="Heading">“Novel Contest Submission”</span> should appear in the subject box. The following information must be included in the email in order to be accepted:</p> <ul class="pageList tmargin" style="margin: 10px 0px 0px 20px;"> <li>Authors First and Last Name</li> <li>Title of Manuscript</li> <li>Email Address</li> <li>WritingRoom.com Screen Name</li> <li>Synopsis </li> <li>Author Bio</li> <li>Word Count</li> <li>Manuscript in a PDF or Word Document</li> </ul> <br> <p> If you do not receive an email confirmation notice within three business days please email <a href="mailto:contest@WritingRoom.com">Contest@WritingRoom.com</a>.</p> <p style="padding: 10px 0px;"> <a href="/novelContestRules.aspx">Full Contest Rules and Regulations</a></p> <h1> THE PRIZES:</h1> <p class="Heading"> First Place:</p> <ul class="pageList tmargin" style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 20px;"> <li>Publishing Package Consisting of:</li> <li style="margin-left: 10px;">Copy and Content Editing</li> <li style="margin-left: 10px;">Custom Cover Design</li> <li style="margin-left: 10px;">Professionally written book cover synopsis </li> <li style="margin-left: 10px;">Marketing Kit</li> <li style="margin-left: 10px;">Press Release Composition</li> <li style="margin-left: 10px;">Press Release</li> <li style="margin-left: 10px;">Retail Book Store Distribution</li> <li style="margin-left: 10px;">Retail Return Insurance</li> <li style="margin-left: 10px;">20 copies of book</li> <li>30 minute one-on-one book consultation with Jon Land </li> <li>Video Interview by WritingRoom.com</li> </ul> <br> <p class="Heading"> Second Place:</p> <ul class="pageList tmargin" style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 20px;"> <li style="margin-left: 10px;">Publishing Package Consisting of:</li> <li style="margin-left: 10px;">Cover Design</li> <li style="margin-left: 10px;">Professionally written book cover synopsis </li> <li style="margin-left: 10px;">Press Release </li> <li style="margin-left: 10px;">Retail Book Store Distribution</li> <li style="margin-left: 10px;">10 copies of book</li> </ul> <br> <p class="Heading"> Third Place:</p> <ul class="pageList tmargin" style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 20px;"> <li style="margin-left: 10px;">Publishing Package Consisting of:</li> <li style="margin-left: 10px;">Cover Design</li> <li style="margin-left: 10px;">Professionally written book cover synopsis</li> <li style="margin-left: 10px;">Press Release</li> <li style="margin-left: 10px;">Retail Book Store Distribution</li> <li style="margin-left: 10px;">5 books</li> </ul> <br> <h1> THE JUDGES:</h1> <p> <a href="/lindsay">Lindsay Preston</a> – CEO and Creator of WritingRoom.com</p> <p> <a href="/jon_land">Jon Land</a> – Author of 26 novels, 15 of which have been national best sellers.</p> <p> <a href="/joel_pierson">Joel Pierson</a> - Professional editor for twenty years.</p> <p> <a href="/susan_ludsin">Susan Ludsin</a> - Retired Literary Professor, John Carroll University</p> <p style="padding: 10px 0px;"> <a href="/novelContestRules.aspx">Full Contest Rules and Regulations</a></p> <p> <a href="mailto:contest@WritingRoom.com"> <img src="/images/submitnow.gif" alt="Submit Now"></a></p> <p style="margin-top: 10px;"> For any other comments questions or concerns please email <a href="mailto:contest@WritingRoom.com"> Contest@WritingRoom.com</a>.</p> </div> 

ABOUT THE CONTEST

As we launch WritingRoom.com we also want to launch the career of the next great thriller writer. Have you always dreamed of becoming a published author? Pull out that manuscript that has been collecting dust in a drawer, that hasn’t yet been picked up by a publisher, finish up the final touches or just write one, because now is your chance. We are giving the opportunity to an aspiring, unpublished writer to become published. This contest can launch the career of three talented writers and introduce the world to many others. You must be a member of WritingRoom.com. You do not have to post any of your manuscript online. However, we do encourage and would appreciate it if you did post the first chapter of your manuscript. Writers who do post their work will have the opportunity to be placed as the feature on the Members page.

Full Contest Rules and Regulations

HOW TO ENTER

Submissions will be accepted from 12:01 AM EST Wednesday March 19, 2008 – 11: 59 Wednesday June 18, 2008. The winner will be announced on Wednesday July 9, 2008. Submissions must be in the Thriller genre or any of the Thriller sub-genres. Manuscripts must be between 50,000 and 100,000 words and delivered in complete form.

Manuscripts should be emailed to Contest@WritingRoom.com.

“Novel Contest Submission” should appear in the subject box. The following information must be included in the email in order to be accepted:

  • Authors First and Last Name
  • Title of Manuscript
  • Email Address
  • WritingRoom.com Screen Name
  • Synopsis
  • Author Bio
  • Word Count
  • Manuscript in a PDF or Word Document

If you do not receive an email confirmation notice within three business days please email Contest@WritingRoom.com.

Full Contest Rules and Regulations

THE PRIZES:

First Place:

  • Publishing Package Consisting of:
  • Copy and Content Editing
  • Custom Cover Design
  • Professionally written book cover synopsis
  • Marketing Kit
  • Press Release Composition
  • Press Release
  • Retail Book Store Distribution
  • Retail Return Insurance
  • 20 copies of book
  • 30 minute one-on-one book consultation with Jon Land
  • Video Interview by WritingRoom.com

Second Place:

  • Publishing Package Consisting of:
  • Cover Design
  • Professionally written book cover synopsis
  • Press Release
  • Retail Book Store Distribution
  • 10 copies of book

Third Place:

  • Publishing Package Consisting of:
  • Cover Design
  • Professionally written book cover synopsis
  • Press Release
  • Retail Book Store Distribution
  • 5 books

THE JUDGES:

Lindsay Preston – CEO and Creator of WritingRoom.com

Jon Land – Author of 26 novels, 15 of which have been national best sellers.

Joel Pierson - Professional editor for twenty years.

Susan Ludsin - Retired Literary Professor, John Carroll University

Full Contest Rules and Regulations

Submit Now

For any other comments questions or concerns please email Contest@WritingRoom.com.

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