Chanticleer Blue Ribbon Contest 2015 – 2016 Calendar at a Glance

Cygnus Awards

Fantasy and SciFi
January 31, 2016
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Journey Awards for Narrative Non-Fiction

Narrative Non-Fiction
February 28, 2015
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Mystery and Mayhem

Mystery and Mayhem
March 31, 2015
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dante-rosetti

Young Adult Novels
April 30, 2015
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Chaucer Writing Awards

Historical Fiction
June 30, 2015
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laramie awards

Western, Pioneer, Civil War Historical Fiction
July 31, 2015
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Chatelaine awards

Romance Fiction
August 31, 2015
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clue awards

Mystery/Thriller/Suspense
September 30, 2015
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paranormal awards

Paranormal
October 31, 2015
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somerset awards

Literary, Contemporary, Blended Genres
November 30, 2015
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More than $30,000.00 dollars worth of cash and prizes will be awarded to Chanticleer Book Reviews 2015 writing competition winners!

Yes, CBR writing competitions are challenging. Those who enter are impassioned about their writing and are keen to meet their publishing goals.

  • Submission deadlines help you meet your deadlines for your publishing goals.
  • Winning and placing in a CBR competition will help promote your work and your author platform.
  • Manuscript submissions help to get your work out of the slush pile.
  • You could win cash, promotional opportunities, and a coveted CBR book review package.

Three Different Writing Competitions where your works may compete on an international scale.

  • Chanticleer Classic Blue Ribbon Writing Competitions for Novels & Narrative Non-Fiction. The entry fee is $45 per submission per category.
  • Great Beginnings – Today’s Best Opening Lines in Fiction and Narrative Non-Fiction! 250 – 1,000 words. The entry fee is $15 per submission.
  • Short Stories, Novelettes, Novellas, & Narrative Non-fiction Shorts: 500 to 30,000 words. The entry fee is $25 per submission.

Winning a writing competition is a time-honored tradition to distinguish your work in the eyes of readers, literary agents, and publishers.

Plus, you can win cash & prizes.

Genres, Deadlines & Entry Info – Click on any genre for more information

dante-rosettiYoung Adult Novels Writing Contest -The Dante Rossetti Awards

Currently accepting entries. 12 Categories, Published and Manuscript Divisions

Deadline: April 30, 2015

1st Place Category will compete for Blue Ribbon Overall Genre Grand Prize 2015.

Chaucer Writing AwardsHistorical Fiction Novels Writing Contest – The Chaucer Awards
Currently accepting entries. 6 Categories; Published and Manuscript Divisions

Deadline: June 30, 2015

1st Place Category will compete for Blue Ribbon Overall Genre Grand Prize 2015.

laramie awardsWestern, Pioneer, & Civil War Historical Fiction Novels, Pre-1900s – The Laramie Awards

Currently accepting entries. 5 Categories, Published and Manuscript Divisions

Deadline: July 31, 2015

1st Place Category will compete for Blue Ribbon Overall Genre Grand Prize 2015.

Chatelaine awardsRomance Genre Writing Contests – The Chatelaine Awards

Currently accepting entries. 8 Categories, Published and Manuscript Divisions

Deadline: August 31, 2015

1st Place Category will compete for Blue Ribbon Overall Genre Grand Prize 2015.

clue awardsMystery/Thriller/Suspense Writing Contest – The Clue Awards

Currently accepting entries. 6 categories. Published and Manuscript Divisions

Deadline: September 30th, 2015

1st Place Category winners will compete for Blue Ribbon Overall Genre Grand Prize 2015.

Paranormal Writing ContestParanormal Writing Contest – The Paranormal Awards

Currently accepting entries. 8 categories. Published and Manuscript Divisions

Deadline: October 31, 2015

1st Place Category winners will compete for Blue Ribbon Overall Genre Grand Prize 2015.

somerset awardsLiterary, Contemporary, Blended Genres Writing Contest- The Somerset Awards

Currently accepting entries. 8 categories. Published and Manuscript Divisions

Deadline: November 30, 2015

1st Place Category winners will compete for Blue Ribbon Overall Genre Grand Prize 2015.

Shield-Nano-Blue-Brown-RGB-HiResRAW NaNoWriMo 2014 Writing Contest
Currently accepting entries. Manuscript Division.

Deadline: January 31, 2016

Cygnus AwardsSci-fi & Fantasy Writing Contest – The Cygnus Awards

Currently accepting entries. 7 Categories. Published and Manuscript Divisions.

Deadline: January 31, 2016

1st Place Category winners will compete for Blue Ribbon Overall Genre Grand Prize 2016.

Journey Awards for Narrative Non-FictionNarrative Non-fiction Writing Contest – The Journey Awards

Currently accepting entries. 8 categories. Published and Manuscript Divisions

Deadline: February 28th, 2016

1st Place Category winners will compete for Blue Ribbon Overall Genre Grand Prize 2016.

Mystery and MayhemCozy Novels Writing Contest – Mystery & Mayhem Awards (M&Ms)

Currently accepting entries. 8 Categories; Published and Manuscript Divisions

Deadline: March 31st, 2016

1st Place Category will compete for Blue Ribbon Overall Genre Grand Prize 2015.

All First Place winners of all Fiction Writing Contests will be automatically entered into the CBR Grand Prize Blue Ribbon Awards competition for CBR Best Books of 2015.
We invite you to read our Terms and Conditions page and Submission Guidelines.

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Winning a writing competition is a time-honored tradition to distinguish your work in the eyes of readers, literary agents, and publishers.

Plus, you can win cash & prizes.

How will your book be discovered?

$3,250 dollars CASH prizes to be awarded to Chanticleer Book Reviews Blue Ribbon Writing Contest 2015 contestant winners.

  • CBR Grand Prize Blue Ribbon Award 2015 winner will be awarded $1,000.00 purse.
  • Nine 2015 GRAND PRIZE  Genre Blue Ribbon WINNERS will be awarded $250.00 purse.

CBR First Place Award Category Contest Winning Authors will receive:

  •  A coveted Chanticleer Book Review ($325)
  • ALL First In Category Award Winners will be given high visibility during the Chanticleer Authors Conference and Awards Gala.
  • First in Category winners will compete for the M&M Awards Grand Prize Award for the $250 purse and the M&M  Grand Prize Ribbon and badges.
  • TEN genre Grand Prize winning titles will compete for the $1,000 pursefor CBR Best Book and Overall Grand Prize.
  • A CBR Blue Ribbon embossed with the Contest Name to use in promotion at book signings and book festivals
  • Digital award stickers for on-line promotion
  • Adhesive book stickers
  • Shelf-talkers and other promotional items
  • Promotion in print and on-line media
  • Review of book distributed to on-line sites and printed media publications
  • Review, cover art, and author synopsis listed in CBR’s newsletter
The 1st Place Award winners will automatically be entered into the GRAND PRIZE AWARD for title of The Best of the CBR Award Winning Books of 2015!
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Now that is something to CROW about!

For more information, please visit our Prizes page. We invite you to read our Terms and Conditions and Submission Guidelines.

As always, please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions, concerns, or suggestions at Info@ChantiReviews.com. We promise to reply. 

 

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