Northampton, MA (PRWEB) May 19, 2015

The deadline is Summer 30 to enter the very first yearly North Street Book Prize for self-published publications, sponsored by Winning Writers. Three top champions will each obtain $ 1,500, a credit towards high-quality posting services at BookBaby, no-cost marketing inside successful Writers e-mail publication, and expert marketing advice from Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author of The Frugal Book Promoter. Winning Writers is just one of the 101 Best Websites for Writers (Writer’s process, 2015).

Winning Writers editor Jendi Reiter will judge the contest, assisted by Ellen LaFleche. The judges note, “More and more, experienced authors opting for nontraditional channels discover visitors. However, many prizes for published books still exclude the self-published, sticking all of them with an outdated stigma of amateurism. Through North Street Book Prize, develop to boost the exposure of excellent article authors whoever books simply did not fit into the major conglomerates’ advertising and marketing plans.

“we are holding your books on exact same standard because the best games from conventional editors: polished writing, believability, remarkable stress, an account construction that foregrounds the most important land elements, and figures well worth after. The quality we look for in a tale is most beneficial referred to as urgency: a novel that convinces us that it must be written.

“We’re committed to working the absolute most transparent and honest contest possible. Some solutions marketed to self-published authors tend to be overpriced and work out inflated statements. We’ve vetted our business partners to provide our winners a high-quality marketing help package besides the sizable cash prizes.”

The contest features three categories: Mainstream/Literary Fiction, Genre Fiction, and innovative Nonfiction. Entries may consist of around 150,000 terms each. Submit on line or by mail. The submission cost is fifty dollars per entry. The complete guidelines can be obtained at

The utmost effective champion in each group will receive $ 1,500 cash, a marketing analysis and one-hour phone consultation with Carolyn Howard-Johnson, a $ 300 credit at BookBaby, and 3 free advertisements when you look at the Winning Writers newsletter (a $ 450 price). Two honorable mentions in each category will get $ 250 each. $ 6,000 in money prizes will undoubtedly be awarded in every. Successful Writers will publish on the web excerpts (1,000-6,000 terms) from all entries that winnings a prize, with critiques from judges.

All contestants will receive an electronic backup for the Frugal Book Promoter by Carolyn Howard-Johnson, a $ 9.95 value, plus no-cost guides to successful publishing from BookBaby.

About Our Competition Co-Sponsors

Since 2011, BookBaby has made self-publishing possible for article authors: from cover design, book publishing, eBook sales, circulation, website creation, and more. BookBaby provides the largest eBook circulation system, including Amazon, Apple, Kobo, Barnes & Noble, and lots of other popular retailers in over 170 nations around the world.

Carolyn Howard-Johnson is an award-winning composer of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. Her HowToDoItFrugally series of publications has aided article writers and retailers globally. The Frugal Book Promoter, today in its second version, provides no-nonsense basics to create a knock-’em-dead media system and a robust mailing list. It includes lots of ideas for promotions which were proven in multiple book campaigns.

About Successful Writers

Successful Writers ended up being launched in 2001 to give expert literary competition information and sources toward public. We sponsor the North Street Book reward, the Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest (no fee), the Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest, plus the Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest. Discover more at and join our 46,000 supporters on Twitter at @winningwriters.

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