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    Amazon Breakthrough Award Novel

    There's still time to enter. It ends Feb 6. Currently, they're accepting previously published books -- with a few exceptions -- as well as new novels. There's a chance to win 15,000 dollars and a three book publishing contract.



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    Re: Amazon Breakthrough Award Novel

    There are only 2 categories and the 'finalists' are judged by the general public.

    My question, lets say you have got a MS which is one of those categories & do get into the top 50 - what then?
    Is your MS open to the public to read?
    Is it considered 'published'?
    Have you just blown 2-3 years work as it is no longer a 'new' MS not read by the general public?

    I'm not trying to be difficult; I'd actually like to know the answers.
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    Re: Amazon Breakthrough Award Novel

    Author, do you have a link for the rules and regs of the contest?

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    Re: Amazon Breakthrough Award Novel

    @Sat,

    No. Professional writers read your manuscript, should it make it to the finals. It's really a golden oppurtunity. The general public only gets to vote on the the titles, based on the premise. They may be allowed to view the excerpt, but no, I don't think they get to read the entire manuscript. I believe it's not considered published as long as you have the rights to it.

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    Re: Amazon Breakthrough Award Novel

    Thanks, Leslee.

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    Re: Amazon Breakthrough Award Novel

    Well, the first cut just went through. Anyone give it a go? Did you make it?

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    Re: Amazon Breakthrough Award Novel

    I hear crickets in the dark, dark forest.

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    Re: Amazon Breakthrough Award Novel

    *Deleted an extremely witty response to James*

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    Re: Amazon Breakthrough Award Novel

    Nope, false alarm. Still crickets.

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