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The Booklife Prize 2019

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Closing date: 
31 August 2019
Entry: 
Authors with unpublished or self-published novels in 5 categories Entry fee $99
Prize: 
Grand Prize $5,000, category finalists a social media marketing package from BookBaby worth $1,000

The first round of the annual writing contest sponsored by BookLife and Publishers WeeklyInternational news website of book publishing and bookselling including business news, reviews, bestseller lists, commentaries http://www.publishersweekly.com/ kicked off on April 1.

The BookLife Prize is back and and looking for the next great novel.

Now in its fourth year, the BookLife Prize - a writing contest sponsored by Publishers Weekly and BookLife - will be accepting submissions for its Fiction Contest till August 31, 2019.  Read more

Booklife Prize 2018

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Closing date: 
31 August 2018
Entry: 
Open to all in six categories - Romance/Erotica; Mystery/Thriller; Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror; General Fiction; Memoir/Autobiography; YA/Middle Grade Entry fee $99
Prize: 
Grand Prize $5,000

The BookLife Prize is an annual writing contest sponsored by BookLife and Publishers WeeklyInternational news website of book publishing and bookselling including business news, reviews, bestseller lists, commentaries http://www.publishersweekly.com/. The Prize seeks to support independent authors and discover great books in six categories: Romance/Erotica; Mystery/Thriller; Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror; General Fiction; Memoir/Autobiography; YA/Middle Grade.  Read more

Mills & Boon's New Voices 2010

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Closing date: 
22 September 2010
Entry: 
One entry per person Open to anyone who has not published a novel before.
Prize: 
Publication of the winning entry by Mills & Boon and a Mills & Boon editor for a year

Mills & Boon's New Voices

Launching on 6 September

Closing on 22 September

One entry per person

Open to anyone who has not published a novel before.  Read more

Mills and Boon New Voices 2011

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Closing date: 
10 October 2011
Entry: 
No entry fee You must submit a first chapter to a Mills & Boon romance by 10 October, after which the 20 longlisted authors each write a further chapter.
Prize: 
First Prize: Publication of your book ; A Mills and Boon editor for a year; An iPad; A Mills & Boon hamper

Mills and Boon New Voices

Closing date of open entry 10 October

No entry fee

First Prize:  Read more

So You think You Can Write 2012

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Closing date: 
13 October 2012
Entry: 
Not yet known No entry fee
Prize: 
First Prize: a publishing contract from Harlequin Mills & Boon

Deadline: 13 October 2012 - but start now!

Eligibility: not yet available

First Prize: a publishing contract from Harlequin Mills & Boon

No entry fee

Do you dream of being a world-famous published author? Take your first step toward that goal by preparing for Harlequin and Mills & Boon's first ever global writing competition.  Read more

The Greenhouse Funny Prize 2012

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Closing date: 
31 August 2012
Entry: 
Eligibility: open un-agented UK and Irish writers No entry fee
Prize: 
irst Prize: an offer of representation from the Greenhouse and a full weekend ticket to the wonderful Festival of Writing that runs 7-9 September ’12 (worth £525)

Deadline: 31 August 2012

Eligibility: open un-agented UK and Irish writers

First Prize: an offer of representation from the Greenhouse and a full weekend ticket to the wonderful Festival of Writing that runs 7-9 September ’12 (worth £525).  Read more

The BookLife Prize in Fiction

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Closing date: 
30 September 2016
Entry: 
Open to all authors of unpublished or self-published novels Entry fee $99
Prize: 
$5,000 Grand Prize, Publishable Critique for Every Entry

The BookLife Prize in Fiction is an annual writing contest sponsored by BookLife and Publishers WeeklyInternational news website of book publishing and bookselling including business news, reviews, bestseller lists, commentaries http://www.publishersweekly.com/. The Prize seeks to support new authors and discover great works of fiction in six categories: Romance/Erotica; Mystery/Thriller; Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror; General Fiction; YA Fiction; and Middle Grade Fiction.  Read more

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