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5 Writing Competitions Perfect For Budding Authors
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Congratulations to the Winning Titles! What's Next? Thanks to everyone who joined the Breakthrough Fiction Award for published books. This contest is now closed for submissions. There are many great writers and good books out there that are not getting the exposure they need. With the number of books on Amazon, it is a herculean task to keep a book on top of the heap for readers to find them.
Amazon introduced the Breakthrough Novel Award in A maximum of 5, manuscripts were accepted during the contest period,  which ran between October 1, and November 5, In mid-January , up to authors were selected as semi-finalists and received a capsule review of their manuscript from Publishers Weekly. On February 19, , semi-finalists had their manuscripts read by Penguin editors. On March 3, , the top ten finalists were announced. All received a prize package from HP and a self-publishing package from BookSurge.