Sunday, October 31, 2010

Cozy Corner New/Used Bookstore

Cozy Corner Quality New and Used Books and Writers' Center

How Much:
As much as you want.

What Kind:
Paper promo of all types

By When:
When ever you want

More Information:
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Virginia-Beach-VA/Cozy-Corner-A-Haven-for-Readers-and-Writers/112653628794572

About:
A new bookstore is opening in Virginia Beach near the oceanfront. The owner said she would love to get promotional items to give to her customers. Send them to:

Cozy Corner Quality New and Used Books and Writers' Center

c/o Michelle Johnson

613 Virginia Beach Boulevard

Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451




(Information from email and bookstore's FB page.)


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Friday, October 8, 2010

2011 International Book Awards

2011 International Book Awards
Hosted by JPX Media


Eligibility:
Enter Your 2009-2011 Titles! Open to all books, published in the English language with an ISBN and currently available for sale online to global consumers. (Note: Printed galleys are welcome.)



Entry Cost:
- $69 per title, per category
+ ONE copy of your title for each category entered

*** SPECIAL ***
$20 off entry if entered BY 31 October 2010 (postmarked 31 October 2010). That's $49 per title, per category



Payment Method:
A check or money order (payable in U.S. Dollars – “USD” must be pre-printed on all international checks or money orders) for the entry fees, payable to JPX Media (if paying by check) or Paypal



Deadline:
Final Entry Deadline is April 30, 2011. (All entries must be postmarked on or before April 30, 2011)


Full Rules/More Information:
Winners and Finalists will be announced nationally late May 2011

http://www.internationalbookawards.com/2011callforentries.html



About Event:
The 2nd Annual International Book Awards (IBA 2011) are specifically designed to be a promotional vehicle for authors and publishers to launch their careers, open global markets and compete with talented authors and publishers throughout the world.

Winners and Finalists receive "Unprecedented National and International Media & Industry Exposure" and "an updated newspaper database (a $500.00 value!) Filled with over a thousand current contacts from around the country, this database includes contact names, e-mail addresses & website links. A perfect tool to plan out your next book tour!"






(Information obtained from USA Book News website.)


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Monday, October 4, 2010

Golden Quill Contest 2011

Golden Quill Contest 2011
Hosted by the Phoenix Desert Rose Chapter of RWA


Eligibility:
- The copyright dates must be between January and December 2010, or first North American printing/release date between January and December 2010, or first electronic publish date between January and December 2010—if submitting in electronic format.
- Membership in Romance Writers of America® is required. Entrants must be members in good standing with current membership paid.



Entry Cost:
$30 for each book and/or category
+ Five (5) autographed copies of each book entered. (If a book is entered in two categories, please enclose 5 copies for each entry.) E-published books must be submitted in either book format, printed and bound, or in the following electronic format. (NEW THIS YEAR)—electronic books for any category may be submitted in PDF readable format on five (5) separate CD discs.


Payment Method:
- Paypal
- Check or money order made payable to Desert Rose RWA #60


Deadline:
Entry must be received no later than January 10, 2011



Full Rules/More Information:
Finalists will be announced on or about April 30, 2011

Winners will be announced in a full page advertisement in the July 2011 issue of Romance Writers Report.

http://www.desertroserwa.org/contests/Phoenix-Romance-Writers-Golden-Quill.php



About Event:
The Golden Quill is the internationally recognized Published Authors' Contest hosted by the Phoenix Desert Rose Chapter of RWA®. Judged by Romance Readers, the Golden Quill recognizes some of the best romance fiction of the year.







(Information obtained from Golden Quill Contest 2011 website.)


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Sunday, October 3, 2010

NRCA 2010

National Readers' Choice Awards 2010
Hosted by the Oklahoma Romance Writers of America Chapter of RWA


Eligibility:
* an original copyright date of 2010, or "First US Printing" date of 2010 as evidenced by the copyright page or a letter from the publisher, and
* must have been available for sale sometime during 2010.
(NOTE: An electronic book will be accepted as an entry if it is submitted in either perfect bound or spiral bound, galley-printed book form with an ISBN--no 3-ring binders--and evidence of copyright date of 2010 is provided.)



Entry Cost:
$25/per title
An additional $5 if entering the "Best First Book Category"
+ 5 Copies of each title entered


Payment Method:
Paypal
International entries should be paid for by an international money order in US Funds


Deadline:
01 December 2010 (entry to contest and payment receipt)
15 January 2011, on or before (books receipt)



Full Rules/More Information:
Finalists notified on or around 15 April 2011

http://www.okrwa.com/NRCA/nrca.htm






(Information obtained from NCRA website.)


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Saturday, October 2, 2010

2011 Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence

2011 Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence
Hosted by the Southern Magic, Inc the Birmingham, AL Chapter of RWA, #178


Eligibility:
Participation is open to all published authors of novel-length or novella-length romance fiction. The earliest publication of the entry-regardless of format-must have an original copyright date or a first printing date (North American or otherwise) of 2010. Electronic books may be entered provided they are printed and bound with a copyright page produced by the publisher.



Entry Cost:
$30 first book; $25 subsequent books
+ 3 copies of each title entered


Payment Method:
1) Make checks payable to Southern Magic
2) Or by PayPal to treasurer@southernmagic.org
(IMPORTANT NOTE: Please type GAYLE WILSON AoE and the category of your entry in the comment section of PayPal!!!!)


Deadline:
Entries must be received by January 15, 2011.


Full Rules/More Information:
Author must provide three copies of the entered book, which will not be returned. Finalists will be notified in March 2011.

http://www.southernmagic.org/gaylewilsoncontest.html


More About Event:
The Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence, sponsored by RWA chapter Southern Magic, was conceived in honor of multi-RITA Winner Gayle Wilson to award excellence in published romance fiction.




(Information obtained from Gayle Wilson contest website and forwarded email with permission granted.)


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