Sunday, December 1, 2013

Awards & Contests For Authors

Writers struggle to craft great works. They struggle to get published. They struggle to make money. They struggle to be heard, understood, and accepted. But below is a list of a few dozen opportunities to help finance one's writing and put writers on the right road.

I’m sure if you Google the following, you’ll uncover thousands of opportunities to obtain grants, win awards, and get prizes:

“Book Awards”                                 
“Publishing Awards”
“Book prizes”                         
“Publishing prizes”
“Book grants”                        
“Publishing grants”
“Book contests”                                 
“Publishing contests”
“Book fundraisers”                
“Publishing fundraisers”

You can find such opportunities in the magazine, The Writer’s Chronicle. Here are 10 miscellaneous  awards/grants/contests to apply for. Good luck!


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Brian Feinblum’s views, opinions, and ideas expressed in this blog are his alone and not that of his employer, Media Connect, the nation’s largest book promoter. You can follow him on Twitter @theprexpert and email him at He feels more important when discussed in the third-person. This is copyrighted by BookMarketingBuzzBlog © 2013

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