I came across this contest yesterday and thought some of you might be interested. Deadline is looming so check it out now and follow the guidelines to perfection. Top winner will get a year's worth of full page advertising. That sounds like a valuable prize for a self-published book! Good luck!
SHELF UNBOUND WRITING COMPETITION FOR BEST SELF-PUBLISHED BOOK
Go HERE for submission info.
Shelf Unbound book review magazine announces the Shelf Unbound Writing Competition for Best Self-Published Book. Any self-published book in any genre is eligible for entry. Entry fee is $10 per book. The winning entry will be selected by the editors of Shelf Unbound magazine.
To submit an entry, email a PDF of your entire book, including the cover, to Margaret@shelfmediagroup.com , subject line Contest Entry, and send a check for $10 made out to Shelf Media Group to Margaret Brown, Shelf Media Group, 3322 Greenview Drive, Garland, TX 75044. All entries received (and entry fee paid) will be considered.
The top five books, as determined by the editors of Shelf Unbound, will receive editorial coverage in the December/January 2013 issue of Shelf Unbound. The author of the book named as the Best Self-Published book will receive editorial coverage as well as a year’s worth of full-page ads in Shelf Unbound (rate card value $6,000).
The deadline for entry is midnight on October 1, 2012. The winners will be notified by October 15, 2012. Additional information and rules can be found on our contest rules page at www.shelfmediagroup.com.
For further information, please feel free to contact Margaret Brown, Publisher, via email: Margaret@shelfmediagroup.com.
Shelf Unbound book review magazine, a 2012 Maggie Award finalist for Best Digital-Only Publication, reaches more than 125,000 avid readers in the U.S. and in 42 other countries around the globe. Subscriptions to Shelf Unbound are free at www.shelfmediagroup.com.
Take a moment to check out Every Writer's Resource -- This is a great site. There are many resources and more contests to enter. And remember, always investigate the contests you enter.