Publishing a book, however you decide to do it, whether traditional or indie, whether this is your first, or your 100th, it all comes down to getting your readers to buy your book.

Publishing Basics reflects the changing publishing world where books compete side by side to lure new readers.

Opens: 4 October 2021 – 1700 AEDT
1 November 2021 – 1700 AEDT

Eligibility: all RWA members.

Enter – online only
First Two Chapters: No formal word count, these should be the first two chapters a reader would get in a “sample” for an ebook
Blurb: maximum 200 words
Tagline: maximum 15 words
Author Bio: maximum 150 words – Do not use your actual name – replace your name with “The Best Author Ever”

Please check the formatting guidelines for each section.

Entry fee – per entry
$33 (GST incl.)
Two entries per member are permitted.

Terms and Conditions
Sample scoresheet
Formatting sample

Queries – Contact the Contest Coordinator Fiona Marsden

This contest opened at 5 pm AEDT Sydney time on 4 October 2021 and closed at 5 pm AEDT on 1 November 2021

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