Young Adult Novels Writing Contest

2015 Rossetti

Young Adult Novels Writing Contest 2015 Rossetti
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Price: 45 USD In stock

The Dante Rossetti Awards – Young Adult Novels Writing Contest 2015

Deadline: Extended to April 30, 2015

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

The Dante Rossetti Young Adult Categories are:

  • Contemporary
  • Fantasy, Steampunk, Sci-Fi
  • Romance
  • Historical
  • Inspirational
  • Dystopian/Edgy/Urban
  • Mystery/Thriller/Suspense
  • Lighthearted/Humorous
  • New Adult (New Category/more intense/more adult subject matter than Y/A)

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.

Each work submitted will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Is the story compelling?
  • Professionalism of editing and formatting
  • Characterization
  • Continuity of storyline
  • Satisfying ending (not necessarily “happy”)
  • Intriguing opening
  • Uniqueness of story
  • Writing Craft

The Dante Rossetti Awards First Place Award Winning Authors  will receive:

  • 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

And 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!

The Dante Rossetti Awards  - Published Young Adult Novels Division Eligibility Requirements

  • Novels may be Self-published, Indie Published or Traditionally Published.
  • E-pubbed Novels will be accepted in the published division if they have a ISBN/ASIN designation.
  • All published novels must have ISBN/ASIN designation.
  • Entries must be in the English language.
  • No erotica. No graphic violence, please.
  • Copyrighted works before Dec. 31, 2011 will not be accepted.
  • Fees and Novel must be received before April 15, 2015 midnight.
  • Please read our Terms and Conditions page aka The Fine Print.
  • Novels must be 35,000 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.

The Dante Rossetti Awards - Manuscripts and Unpublished Young Adult  Novels Division Eligibility Requirements

  • Novels may not be published or under publishing contract at time of entry.
  • Novels may not have ISBN/ASIN designation at time of submission.
  • Digital Files must be submitted.
  • Word count of 35,000 plus words.
  • No erotica or graphic violence, please.
  • Fees and Manuscript must be received before April 15, 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 Dante Rossetti Awards – Writing Competition Prizes - Published Division

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 Dante Rossetti Awards Writing Competition Prizes - Unpublished & Manuscripts Division

First Place Winners in each category will win a Chanticleer Manuscript Overview Package (valued at $325.00). Or they may elect to submit their work when it published for a Chanticleer Book ReviewAll 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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