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Writer's Digest Self-Published Writing Competition

Discussion in 'Notice Board' started by Phin Scardaw, Apr 19, 2012.

  1. Phin Scardaw

    Phin Scardaw Troubadour

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    I'm happy to announce that today I received by express post the two fantasy novels I've self-published with Lulu.com and I was able to send them off with the $175USD entry fee ($100 for first entry, $75 for additional entry) to the Writer's Digest Self-Published Book Awards. (Link attached below)

    The deadline for submission is tomorrow (April 20, 2012) for this year's contest, so I was stressing a little about whether the books I'd ordered would arrive on time. Lulu is POD and it's never quite clear when the books one orders will arrive - but so far they've always been professionally prompt.

    Entering this Contest is one of my Major Goals for 2012, as the chief set-back one has with self-publishing is developing a solid reputation and even getting Honourable Mentions will help me gain credibility - but of course I'm crossing my fingers for the Grand Prize!!!

    The contest is only for Self-Published Authors, and there are nine placements for First Prize, as well as one Grand Prize winner. I think my chances are pretty good, and I'm really excited for October when the winners will be announced.

    I just wanted to share this news with my new online pals here at Mythic Scribes (although I wasn't sure if I should post this under News & Announcements - a forum which seems dominated a bit by too many sticky threads, or so it appears at first glance).

    So everyone: Wish me Luck!

    And thanks again, all of you, for your comments and encouragement. I'll keep you posted on any updates!

    Phin



    Self-Published Authors: Enter Our Self-Published Writing Competition! | WritersDigest.com
    Phin Scardaw's Books and Publications Spotlight
     
  2. Ireth

    Ireth Myth Weaver

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    That's awesome, Phin! Good luck, and let us know how you do! :D
     
  3. edd

    edd Scribe

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    good luck but you sound like you are on track and not don't really need it =)
     
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