Historical Fiction Contest

2015 Chaucer

Historical Fiction Contest 2015 Chaucer
Contests
Price: 45 USD In stock

The Chaucer Awards – Historical Fiction Contest 2015

Currently accepting entries. Deadline: June 30, 2015

Two Divisions: Published (Legacy, Indie, Self-Pub, Small Press, E-pub) and Manuscripts

The Chaucer Awards First Place Category Award Winning Authors will receive:

  • A chance to win the Overall Grand Prize Blue Ribbon Writing Contest 2015 ($1,000 award and ribbon) or the Chaucer Awards Overall Best Historical Fiction 2015 ($250 award and ribbon).
  • Award winning books will be placed on the Chanticleer Book Shelves (which sell and promote the winning titles). Our CBR Book Shelves will be located in participating Independent Book Stores across the U.S. We are currently working on distribution channels. In the meantime, we are launching the Chanticleer Book Reviews on-line magazine. The first issue will be available Fall 2014.  CBR reviews will be published in the online magazine in chronological order.
  • A coveted Chanticleer Book Review
  • A CBR Blue Ribbon embossed with the Contest Name, Author Name, and Book Title 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 Chaucer Categories are:

  • Women's Historical Fiction
  • Legacy /Legend
  • Pre-historic (ex. Jean M. Auel)
  • Ancient History
  • Dark Ages, Medival, Renaissance (1400s & 1500s)
  • Elizabethan/Tudor
  • 1600s
  • Regency, Victorian (1700s & 1800s)
  • Turn of the 19th Century
  • Turn of the 20th Century
  • World Wars
  • World/International History (of any nation/country)
  • Young Adult/New Adult

Note: You will receive a confirmation email after you have uploaded your work and paid entrance fees through PayPal. PayPal also sends us your contact information. If we have any questions or concerns, we will contact you within 72 business hours of receiving entry(ies).

You should receive a confirmation emails from PayPal and from Chanticleer Book Reviews & Media. If you have any questions or concerns about your submission, please contact us at admin@ChantiReviews.com.

The Chaucer Awards – Published Historical  Novels Division Eligibility Requirements

  • Novels may be Self-published, Indie Published or Traditionally Published.
  • E-pubbed Novels with ISBN/ASIN designation will be accepted.
  • All published novels must have ISBN/ASIN designation.
  • Entries must be in the English language.
  • Please note if BSE (British Standard English) is used instead of ASE.
  • No erotica. No graphic violence, please.
  • YA Novels will be  accepted.
  • Copyrighted works before December 31, 2011 will not be accepted.
  • Fees Digital File must be received before June 30, 2015 midnight.
  • Please read our Terms and Conditions page aka The Fine Print.
  • Novels must be 40,000 plus words.
  • You may enter in more than one category. However, each entry must be accompanied by the entry fee.
  • You may enter more than one novel into a given contest.
  • Default winners will not be declared. Contests are based on merit and writing craft.

Manuscripts and Unpublished Historical Novels Division Eligibility requirements

  • Novels may not be published or under publishing contract at time of entry.
  • Novels may not have ISBN designation at time of submission.
  • Digital Files must be submitted in PDF form or E-pub form.
  • Word count of 40,000 plus.
  • No erotica or graphic violence, please.
  • YA Novels are accepted.
  • Fees and Digital File must be received before June 30, 2015 midnight.
  • Please read our Terms and Conditions page aka The Fine Print.
  • Default winners will not be declared. Contests are based on merit and writing craft.

The Chaucer Awards Writing Competition Prizes  - Published Division

First Place Winners in each category will win a Chanticleer Book Review Package (valued at $ 245.00) and CBR First Place Blue Ribbons (digital and stickers). All first place winners will be automatically entered into the CBR Grand Prize Writing Competition for CBR’s Best Books of  2015. All 1st Place winners will receive promotion and publicity.

The Chaucer Awards Prizes  Writing Competition – Unpublished & Manuscripts DivisionFirst Place Winners in each category will win a Chanticleer Manuscript Overview Package (valued at $ 325.00) . All first place winners will be automatically entered into the CBR Grand Prize Writing Competition for CBR’s Best Manuscripts of 2015.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email: info@ChantiReviews.com

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