Friday, January 18, 2013

Entering a Competition - ABNA

Happy Friday, everyone! If you're a writer and you don't already know about the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest, I don't know what rock you've been dwelling under. It went live just a few days ago and closes to entries on the 27th of January.

I wrote my pitch of 288 words and uploaded a 4k word excerpt and my manuscript for The Bird. I'm feverishly working to get it polished to perfection so I can replace it ASAP. While the draft they have is good, it's a third draft and doesn't have the polish I demand.

So, this is a short post today. I need my editing time. I have a special post for you all tomorrow and will be doing a giveaway so come on back for that. My blog here is one of the hosts for a blog tour! Yay! We'll have some fun!

Well, that's all for today, folks! Until next time, WRITE ON!



  1. Good luck! I didn't know the contest had reopened to entries. Look forward to reading The Bird.

    1. Thanks, Heather! I didn't know either until I logged into CreateSpace and boom! there it was :) I can't wait to get it out there! Still working on my edit; I hope I make it before the deadline! :)

  2. Wishing you the best with the editing and the contest!

    1. Thank you, Tia! I'd love to make it past the pitch part and into the meat and potatoes of the contest :)


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