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Breaking Down Publisher Guidelines - What a Writer Needs to Know
Popular opinion will vary on whether or not one should submit a "NaNoWriMo" novel to a publisher - critics tend to suggest that writers who participate in NaNoWriMo will write the book in November and start the agent/publisher search the very next month. Kathryn Lively suggests that if you believe in your book it is worth testing the water to find another person who believes in the story.

Beginning and Ending Your Story
In stories as in person, first impressions are the most important. Be sure to begin your story right. Read Elinor Glyn's advice to writers on beginning and ending stories.

Getting an Internship in the Publishing Industry
College graduates wishing to enter the publishing industry often find themselves in the old catch-22 of needing a job to get experience and needing experience to land a job. Taking an internship while still studying can offer some of the real-world experience that employers so often demand.

Approaching Book Publishers: The Importance of Creating a System
After your book has been written and edited, you may be ready to start approaching publishers. If you are like most first time book authors, there is a good chance that you will send your book manuscript to a fairly large number of publishing companies. After all, the more publishers you approach, the better your chance of getting a book published are.


Upcoming Contest Deadlines

Eric Hoffer Award for Independent Books
The Eric Hoffer Award for independent books recognizes excellence in publishing with a $2,000 grand prize and various categor...
Deadline: 2017-01-21

Trillium Book Award
The Trillium Book Award was established by the Ontario government in 1987 to “recognize excellence, support marketing and ...
Deadline: 2017-01-30

Spirit First Poetry Contest
Poetry submissions may be of any length and any style but must have a theme of Meditation, Mindfulness, Silence, Stillness, o...
Deadline: 2017-01-31

Big Moose Prize
Each year Black Lawrence Press will award The Big Moose Prize for an unpublished novel. The prize is open to new, emerging, a...
Deadline: 2017-01-31

Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic
The Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic is a juried award which recognizes exceptional writ...
Deadline: 2017-01-31

Andre Norton Award
The Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy, named to honor prolific science fiction and fantasy autho...
Deadline: 2017-01-31


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