The first one is the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award.
Each Grand Prize winner will receive a publishing contract with Penguin, which includes a $15,000 advance. All Entries can be submitted through the CreateSpace platform and must be received no later than February 6, 2011.
Up to 5,000 Entries will be accepted within each category (General Fiction and Young Adult). The contest officially started yesterday. When the spaces fill up, they close. So if you are interested, than don't delay.
Suvudu is holding a contest that started on January 18th and will run until March 18th. One Grand Prize Winner and three Runner Up Winners will be selected on or about May 13, 2011, by members of Sponsor's editorial department. Entries will be judged on the basis of originality, creativity and writing style. GRAND PRIZE (1): A full edit of the work by Betsy Mitchell, Editor in Chief of Del Rey Publishing and a set of Del Rey books selected by Sponsor. Approximate Retail Value (ARV): $2250. RUNNER UP PRIZES (3): A set of Del Rey Books selected by Sponsor. ARV: $250.
open door submission, for one month only.
Angry Robot is a global imprint dedicated to the best in modern adult science fiction, fantasy and everything inbetween. Their book line launched in July 2009, with both physical books across a wide variety of formats, e-books with audio to follow.
Mystery Agent Contest!!
This super awesome agent would love to see your Middle Grade or Young Adult Entries from your completed novels. The first 50 people get the spots, so have your 25 word pitch ready on February 1st.